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Hell Freezes Over…

About two years ago a Feature Request was filed for the Web Framework to allow users to handle incoming requests in standalone apps for things which would normally return an HTTP 404 Missing Page error. At the time, there were a few obstacles in our way which prevented bringing this request to fruition, but no more…

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An update on 64 bit…

With 2014r3 shipped, it’s a good time to give a quick update about where we’re at with 64 bit support. I’ll walk through the key pieces involved in this effort and give some updates.

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Xojo 2014r3 Introduces Xojo iOS and Simple, Annual Pricing

When it comes to software licensing and pricing, the goal is to provide just the right amount of flexibility without making things too complex. It’s difficult, however, to do this without some trial and error which means we occasionally make changes.

With Xojo 2014r3 we are introducing simple, annual pricing for all Xojo licenses:

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Guest Post: Managing Database Schema Control Over Multiple Versions

Wayne Golding has been a Xojo developer since 2005. He operates two IT companies, a Network/Systems services co & DRNine11 an offsite backup & DR co. Though he primarily uses Xojo for internal management systems and utilities, Wayne’s hobby is robotics where he uses Xojo to communicate with Arduino devices.

When distributing applications with a database component you will undoubtedly upgrade your database schema as your application matures. So how do you manage the schema within your application?

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Xojo Black Friday Sale

That’s right, we’re doing it again! Xojo’s Black Friday through Cyber Monday sale is happening again and we’re offering 30% off all new Xojo licenses and upgrades to Xojo Pro- Friday, November 28th through Monday, December 1st.

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Shadowing: You can’t always get what you want (or expect)

Shadowing is when a subclass defines a constant, property or enumeration (almost anything that is not an event or a method) that has the same name as a constant, property or enumeration (but not an event or a method) in the superclass. Generally the best rule is avoid using the same names for constants, properties and enumerations that the superclass has already used.

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It’s 10 o’clock. Do you know where your time zone is ?

If you’ve worked with times and dates you know how much fun they can be especially when you deal with different time zones, differing Daylight savings time rules, if they observe DST and all the other intricacies tracking dates and times bring up.

And very often you need to save data to a database. So how do you store the data in your database so you can properly deal with it? And does your chosen database make that easy?

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