Tim has found that many NetSuite users want to create custom applications that interact with their data in NetSuite and Xojo is truly ideal for this. Some NetSuite users contract this work out to developers like Tim while others are interested in creating apps themselves. During the webinar, Tim and I demonstrated Xojo to NetSuite users while also demonstrating NetSuite to Xojo users who may be interested in incorporating it into their organizations or providing development services to NetSuite users.
One of the PDFDocument features added in Xojo 2022r2 is the ability to encrypt PDF files created with Xojo. Continue reading and I will show you how.
I’ve learned over the years not to have any specific expectations from Apple’s WWDC keynote. Some years they introduce something big and new that we were pretty much expecting. Other years they blindside us. As the CEO of a company that creates tools for building apps for most of Apple’s ecosystem and given Apple’s history of secrecy, I’m understandably curious just how blindsided I might be each June. Fortunately, this year’s keynote was filled with features that ranged from mildly interesting to really awesome but all incremental improvements across Apple’s software line.
You may or may not be aware that running iOS projects in the Simulator does not allow you to check all of your app’s features. There are a few features which rely on hardware capabilities which the Simulator cannot emulate. This can make it hard to track down bugs, and the only recourse is console logging. Starting in Xojo 2022r1 it’s possible to run your apps right on a physical device connected by USB.
Xojo has an extensive testing period where actual users test a pre-release version with their projects but if you are wondering what kind of testing we do internally before each pre-release of Xojo, we have quite a bit of automated testing processes. There are over 400 tests just for the compiler alone. Already, we are approaching 300 tests for our Android framework. In total, across all supported platforms, there are over 2500 automated tests.
Xojo 2021 Release 3 includes SQLite 3.36.0, which has a few new features, such as: RETURNING on DELETE, INSERT and UPDATE commands
ALTER TABLE DROP COLUMN
EXPLAIN QUERY PLAN
For those of you that don’t consider reading through over 220 items as fun as I do, here are a few things I thought I would highlight, in no particular order…
Xojo 2021 Release 3 has a few improvements to the Crypto module that you might find useful such as SHA3, BlowFish/TwoFish and CRC-32.
Like many Xojo developers, I often use virtual machines for testing. Over time the virtual machine disk files can get pretty large, even if you…