As I mentioned in a previous post, beginning with Xojo 2013r4 we will no longer be localizing the IDE into any European languages. Some of our German users on OS X were surprised this morning when they launched today’s release (2013r4) expecting to get the English version of the IDE only to discover it in Japanese instead. Is this a bug?
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When creating multi-platform apps, you are often going to be working with a variety of operating systems. Take advantage of Remote Debugging and make your life a lot easier!
Xojo does not have a built-in way to generate gradients, but you can do this yourself with some simple code.
There are a wide variety of fonts that work great with the Xojo code editor. All are much better choices than using System or Courier! For best results, you are going to want to use a monospaced font. Read on for some of my favorites.
The Xojo IDE has some really helpful features you may not even be aware of! In the Navigator there are lots of items shown- some of which you may want to see all the time, some you may not.
Did you know that the Xojo Navigator has a custom tooltip for most of the items you see? For Instance:
Want a quick and easy way to add capabilities to bulit-in classes and types without subclassing? Try extension methods.
Sometimes you need a property that does more than simply store a value. It may also need to calculate a value or perform some other action to lookup a value. You can do this using a Computed Property or an Assignment Method. Read on to learn how these work and when to use them.