This past summer, the Boy Scouts added a new Programming Merit Badge to their Merit Badge Series. To fulfill requirement 5, a Boy Scout has to modify or create three programs in a variety of languages and development environments. Because it is free and simple to use, Xojo is a great choice to help a Scout meet requirement 5.
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On June 13th, 2013, Google announced that they would be discontinuing support for their ChromeFrame plugin for Internet Explorer. For those of you who are not aware of it, ChromeFrame enabled older versions of IE to support the newer HTML5 protocols by running Google Chrome from within.
XDC, the Xojo Developer Conference, is less than 6 months away! The conference will take place March 26-28, 2014 at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world! Planning is in full gear – we just closed the call for speakers and will announce the final session schedule later this month. We received more submissions than we could ever present in a single conference, which is extremely exciting and surely indicative that this will be the biggest XDC yet! Over the next few weeks we at Xojo have a big challenge selecting the best sessions from these submissions, but the result will surely be a terrific XDC!
So you have just finished your latest and greatest app. What now?
Now that iOS 7 is out, take a look at how you can simulate some of its fancy new controls in your own web apps.
If you are not a fan of online forums, you’ll want to check out the Xojo forum. It’s not like any forum you’ve ever seen.
Did you know that the Xojo Navigator has a custom tooltip for most of the items you see? For Instance:
This week Microsoft posted a series of videos on YouTube clearly mocking Apple’s creative process. One of the actors is obviously supposed to be Jonathan Ive. Some have said the other bears a resemblance to Steve Jobs and that if that’s who they were mocking, it’s in poor taste. While Microsoft is no stranger to poor taste, I think they were mocking Tim Cook, not Steve Jobs.
Want a quick and easy way to add capabilities to bulit-in classes and types without subclassing? Try extension methods.