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Popovers for Xojo Desktop, Web and iOS

Starting with Xojo 2024r1 there’s a new Window type in Xojo’s UI/UX bag: Popovers. Popovers are kind of a Modal window with a more transient behavior and associated with a Parent control. A Popover will display the chosen content or layout, the same as when you design the user interface of a window or a Container control that will be included as part of another more complex design or displayed at runtime.

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Version Control Ready Xojo Lite and Free Xojo Linux Lite for Everyone

Today we are pleased to announce some big changes to Xojo Lite. Beginning with Xojo 2024r1, new and existing Xojo Lite licenses are version control ready. That’s not all, now you can use Xojo’s free IDE to build Linux desktop and console apps from Linux, macOS, or Windows, no license required.

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Performance Improvements in Xojo Web

The last big Xojo release in 2023 comes with a lot of performance improvements everywhere. The Xojo IDE itself is faster, which gives you Time to Reflect on Stack Optimization. In this post, I want to detail those improvements in Xojo 2023r4 that target Xojo Web including faster HandleURL responses, faster transfer rates in Windows and Linux, static assets cache control, Events improvements and a new experimental option.

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Simplicity and Security, Xojo Cloud is Ideal Hosting for Xojo Web Apps

Xojo Cloud is the premier hosting solution for developers looking for a reliable, secure and high-performance hosting environment for Xojo web applications. Xojo Cloud is developed specifically for Xojo web applications and offers a range of benefits for you and your applications that make it worth the investment.

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Algorithm: Equally Spaced Ranges

There are some situations where you may need a range of numbers that is equally spaced. For example, when given a minimum and a maximum value within which a set of numbers that need to be equally spaced. This is useful if you are designing an UI control displaying “ticks” or for the axis of a graphic chart displaying cartesian values. Continue reading to see a technique to do just this.

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Quick Tip: Opening, Shown, Closing and Closed

Knowing the firing order of the Opening event in Xojo Desktop and Mobile apps, and the Shown event for Xojo Web apps, is important to using these correctly for a control’s initialization. The same can be said for Closing and Closed events. Read on for a breakdown of this order for Desktop, Web and Mobile apps developed in Xojo.

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