As a direct result of user feedback, starting with Xojo 2023r2, the MobileCanvas control on iOS can now receive KeyDown events from the user, both from the on-device keyboard and any connected keyboard. In addition, this support is available in MobileTextArea, MobileTextField and MobileScreen.
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We’re calling Android support in Xojo 2023r2 “Beta”. Android is a unique platform and has required a large number of brand new parts of Xojo to bring it to you in a way that follows recommended platform guidelines.
DesktopChart, MobileChart, and WebChart have received some new features and improvements based mostly on user feedback. New features include a new Stacked chart type, more customization options for the already supported chart types and improvements to the chart control itself. Continue reading to get the details about all these great new things in Xojo.
In order to test the Android apps you create in Xojo, you either need to have an actual Android device (Xojo supports on-device testing/debugging) or you need to set up an Android Emulator in Android Studio. Read on or jump over to Xojo YouTube Channel to watch this process in this Creating an Android Emulator video.
For those developing on Windows, Xojo 2023r2 leverages the power of XAML to offer the ability to include WinUI controls alongside existing Win32 controls in Windows apps.
Xojo 2023r2 comes with a lot of updates for Xojo Web. While Dark Mode and Bootstrap 5 are the main feature in this release, we’ve put a lot of effort into making everything better including: improved accessibility, updates to the WebListBox and WebChart, IDE performance improvements and more.
Today’s release of Xojo 2023r2 introduces support for the Android platform! With this release, Xojo iOS licenses are now Xojo Mobile licenses. Any current (not expired) Xojo Mobile license (formerly Xojo iOS licenses) can build for both iOS and Android using Xojo 2023r2. As always, Xojo Pro and Pro Plus licenses include support for all platforms and current Xojo Pro and Pro Plus licenses can build for Android using Xojo 2023r2. The addition of Android support does not change the price of Xojo Mobile, Xojo Pro or Xojo Pro Plus licenses.
Xojo has always looked for ways to create a healthy and happy work environment. Xojo has decided to close for the week of July 3rd. We will return on July 10th, refreshed and ready to get back to work on Xojo 2023r2 and all that come with it (Android!). We appreciate your understanding and look forward working on what’s coming in Xojo.
Apple has released the developer documentation for Vision Pro, their recently announced mixed reality headset. So far, it looks promising that iOS apps written in Xojo will just work. Of course, we don’t yet have one of these to use for testing. If we did, we’d be too busy playing with it to write this blog post, however we have tried running some Xojo iOS projects in the Vision Pro Simulator and they work without modification so that’s a very good sign.