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Xojo for Students

Xojo is a programming language and development environment for creating cross-platform applications for macOS, Windows and Linux from whatever computer you use – Mac, Windows or Linux. You can also create web, iOS, Android and Raspberry Pi apps with Xojo. To empower students, Xojo has partnered with GitHub to offer Xojo Pro to all students in the GitHub Student Developer Pack. In addition to Xojo, the Pack includes tons of free tools to help students expand their technical knowledge and learn new skills.

Students looking to begin their journey into programming choose Xojo for its ease of use and dedication to cross-platform development. Plus, Xojo is true rapid app development and is ideal for building prototypes and mockups really fast. All of these features benefit from Xojo’s OOP-focus. Xojo also has an active and helpful community and years worth of free, on-line resources.

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Develop Database Apps with Xojo

After you have designed your interface and begun coding, your next step may be to connect to a database. This blog post tells you the databases supported by Xojo, shows you where to find code samples and examples, plus tutorials and videos that walk you through connecting, updating, querying and managing a database, plus, an introduction to Xojo’s new DBKit. Get the resources and knowledge you need to get your first database project off the ground today.

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Monthly Webinars Expand Your Xojo Programming Skills

At Xojo we continually look to improve our skills and we are happy to be offering opportunities for everyone in the Xojo community to upgrade their skills too. At least once a month we are hosting new webinars. Webinars cover a variety of valuable topics, including getting started with Xojo, developing web apps, iOS development tips and the basics of using our newest platform, Android.

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New Additions to DesktopChart, MobileChart and WebChart

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.

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Creating a Number Class

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a Number class that can tell you when its value has been actually set, along with other methods to manage how it is used while demonstrating some common object-oriented techniques and features such as operator overloading. You’ll be able to create a Number from an Integer, Double or String.

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Filtering the Debugger

Starting with Xojo 2023r1 you’ll find a new feature in Xojo’s Debugger panel that allows you to filter the objects and variables displayed, even between different project runs! This lets you stay focused on the more important objects and variables instead of scrolling through the list of all entries.

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