Bootstrap continues to improve and as a result we have upgraded the Web framework to the latest version. For most Xojo users, this update won’t require any changes at all to your existing projects.
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.
Bootstrap is the toolkit the Xojo Web framework uses to create the UI controls for your web projects. Bootstrap continues to improve and as a result we are working to upgrade the Web framework to the latest version. We are currently planning to ship this updated Web framework in Xojo 2023r2.
One of the big changes in Web Framework 2.0 is that web styles are no longer the primary means of styling controls. Instead themes are used to provide a single, consistent look and feel across the entire application. We made this change because dealing with individual styles became more complex and unwieldy as projects grew bigger. Themes simplify this dramatically.