With API 2.0, Xojo has taken the opportunity to transition to more consistent APIs, modernize frameworks when we can and generally prepare for the future so that you can continue to use Xojo to make great apps for a long time. We are excited about the future of Xojo and can’t wait to see the apps you create!
Tag: Xojo Programming
There are several Code Editor improvements in Xojo 2021 Release 2 that you might enjoy: Line Numbering and the Gutter, Code Folding, Super Return and more…
During this week’s May Sale all Xojo licenses and everything in the Xojo Extras Store are discounted 20%! What kind of deals and extras are out there? Let’s check them out! There are 5 categories of Xojo Extras: Developer Tools, User Interface, Database, Distribution and Learning.
On this day 25 years ago I wandered into the local Chase Bank here in Austin, Texas to open a checking account for my latest venture. At that time I was planning to write custom software applications for various businesses that were interested in hiring me to do so. Not long after that, one of the developers who worked for one of my customers asked if I’d be interested in hiring him. Jason and I still work together to this day. What you now know as Xojo came along about 18 months later. As we prepared v1.0 to ship, we wound down the custom software development part of the business. We’ve been a development tools company ever since.
Since I was asked for a few enhancements, here’s a quick update to my previous Folder Contents in a Menu post from earlier this week. Enhancements include: Display the requested folder in the menu.
Sort the folder contents.
Skip files that cannot be accessed.
A user on the forum asked how they might show folder contents in a PopupMenu. Since a PopupMenu is not hierarchical, that wasn’t really an option. But an alternative would be to show the contents in a hierarchical menu. Here’s how you can recurse through files and add them to a regular MenuItem.
Since the publication of the post Quick Tip: SystemImage, more than 2,400 symbols at your disposal, some users raised the question about how to do the same on macOS. Continue reading to learn one possible technique.
We’re hard at work on Xojo’s upcoming Android support — it is our top priority. As we’ve discussed previously, you can see in the current versions of Xojo that the latest iOS controls now start with “Mobile” in their name. Although Android and iOS will start off as different project types, implementing the “Mobile” prefix is an important step to complete so you will see similar controls when Android support is available.
It’s helpful and common these days to add a “Recent Items” menu that tracks the last opened files or other recent searches among other things. This blog post will teach you one of the multiple approaches to do this in Xojo.