As if software development isn’t hard enough, the approach you or your team adopts can make a dramatic difference in project success. Using a traditional project management approach may not lend itself to “learn, discover, and adapt” inherent with software development. Although most Xojo developers are aware of Scrum and other popular agile methodologies, it may be unnecessary to use. Being a Xojo developer and a Certified ScrumManager, my goal is to demystify how agility, specifically Scrum, helps improve product quality, prioritize functionality, and provides an intuitive framework to complete work.
It was reported that Apple is rejecting from the Mac App Store apps written using the Electron framework. This is where we see the advantage of writing a native application.
You might be assuming you absolutely must upgrade to API 2.0 right now, but that’s not the case. We have designed it so that you have tremendous flexibility in terms of what and when and even if you move to API 2.0.
Brent Simmons did an excellent job explaining why developers shouldn’t provide ETAs.
Apple just released Apple Transporter to manually upload apps to the Mac and iOS App Stores.
The New DateTime class introduced in Xojo 2019r2 is meant as a replacement for the now deprecated Date class. Let’s take a look at how…
At WWDC 2019, Apple announced macOS Catalina (10.15). They didn’t specifically mention it during the keynote, but the writing has been on the wall for…
XojoTalk is back with a super-sized episode! Paul and Geoff talk about announcements from WWDC 2019 and more. Download mp3. Show Notes tvOS 13 iOS…
Monkeybread Software started with the DynaPDF plugin for Xojo about twelve years ago. As DynaPDF is a C++ library, the wrapping plugin mimics the original C API and offers it for Xojo. Over the years a lot more convenient methods have been added to make the plugin more Xojo-like. For example, newer methods can process pictures directly, take colors as Xojo color values and allow drawing of styled text directly.
Since the early days there has been the feature request to use the graphics class in Xojo to draw to a PDF document. We recently came back to this old feature request and decided to try a new way to implement it and our new code seems to work just fine. With some help from Xojo engineers, we even got the alignment right.