May 2018 -- xDev Magazine is pleased to announce that the new May/June 2018 (16.3) issue, with an exclusive look at this year's Xojo Developers Conference in Denver, Colorado, is now available in PDF and print formats.
xDev Magazine is the only publication in the world exclusively devoted to guiding developers in how to use the free Xojo multi-platform rapid application development environment, from Xojo, Inc.
This latest issue of the magazine includes the following feature articles:
**Farewell New Framework** by Marc Zeedar
Big announcements were made at this year's Xojo Developers Conference in Denver, Colorado in late April. Find out all the details here!
**A Roundabout Way to Denver** by Marc Zeedar
As usual, Marc likes to do things the hard way. Instead of a quick flight to Denver and a stay in a comfy hotel, he decided to drive 1300 miles and sleep in his car. Er, what?!
**Give Yourself to the Dark Side** by Sam Rowlands
Apple has added "dark mode" support in recent OS updates, but using it in the best way can be tricky. Sam demonstrates how by creating a custom slider control.
**A Predicate For Data, Part 2** by JC Cruz
This time Jose adds new features to his data predicate class.
**Plus**: Xojo 2018r1, refactoring, PITR, MailgunX, and more!
This new issue can be purchased and downloaded instantly via GumRoad (http://gum.co/DPlHt ).
Annual subscriptions, in PDF or full-color printed booklets, may be purchased directly from the xDev website (http://www.xdevmag.com/orders.shtml ). Offering print subscriptions is a brand new service. You can read more about it on the website (http://xdevmag.com/print.shtml ). Digital subscriptions cost $50; print subscriptions are $100 (USA) or $125 (international).
Also available on the xDev website are printed perfect-bound books of each of the magazine's first 15 years. Each book is 300-500 pages and contains over 70 articles and programming tutorials. All are available for order now (http://www.xdevmag.com/orders_book.shtml ).
About xDev Magazine
Formerly Real Studio Developer, xDev Magazine has been publishing since 2002. xDev is an independent bimonthly publication focused on instructing users of the Xojo development environment. Each issue features over 70 pages of quality articles from top Xojo programmers and authors. xDev is renown around the world as the premiere source of Xojo instruction, tutorials, and programming advice.
Formerly RBLibrary, xDevLibrary.com is a site for à la carte purchases of books and articles about Xojo, REAL Studio, and REALbasic. Instead of waiting for a magazine issue to be published, readers can just purchase the articles they'd like immediately. The library covers a vast array of topics for Xojo beginners, experts, and everyone in between with prices starting at under $2.
Xojo, Inc. was founded with the idea that software development should be accessible to anyone. With traditional tools, creating software applications can be a very complicated process, but using Xojo anyone can learn to create high quality, native apps for the desktop, web, mobile, and Raspberry Pi. With users all over the world, Xojo apps can be found in every conceivable category -- from commercial software applications to use in governments, universities, businesses, and the Fortune 500. For more information, visit www.xojo.com.