Learn to build a reusable Gravatar Connection class for web, desktop and iOS apps using the Gravatar API.
Xojo Programming Blog Posts
Did you know that you can make temporary FolderItems that automatically delete when they go out of scope? This technique makes it fairly easy.
If you use SQLite databases in your apps you may or may not be aware of the Backup method which allows you to quickly and asynchronously create a backup of an existing connected database. This is especially great if you have an in-memory database and you want to store that data on disk for later reference.
Since I was asked for a few enhancements, here’s a quick update to my previous Folder Contents in a Menu post from earlier this week. Enhancements include: Display the requested folder in the menu.
Sort the folder contents.
Skip files that cannot be accessed.
A user on the forum asked how they might show folder contents in a PopupMenu. Since a PopupMenu is not hierarchical, that wasn’t really an option. But an alternative would be to show the contents in a hierarchical menu. Here’s how you can recurse through files and add them to a regular MenuItem.
Since the publication of the post Quick Tip: SystemImage, more than 2,400 symbols at your disposal, some users raised the question about how to do the same on macOS. Continue reading to learn one possible technique.
We’re hard at work on Xojo’s upcoming Android support — it is our top priority. As we’ve discussed previously, you can see in the current versions of Xojo that the latest iOS controls now start with “Mobile” in their name. Although Android and iOS will start off as different project types, implementing the “Mobile” prefix is an important step to complete so you will see similar controls when Android support is available.
It’s helpful and common these days to add a “Recent Items” menu that tracks the last opened files or other recent searches among other things. This blog post will teach you one of the multiple approaches to do this in Xojo.
With Xojo 2020r2, we’ve given you a really easy way to provide hi-resolution and scalable symbols for use as images in Canvas drawings or as Toolbar…