[ANN] xDev Magazine Releases Issue 22.4 (July/August 2024)

July 2024 – xDev Magazine is pleased to announce the release of our newest issue, now available in PDF and print formats!

The July/August 2024 (22.4) issue features articles on Apple’s WWDC announcements about Apple Intelligence, spying on your variables with the Observer design pattern, controlling your home’s lights with a Raspberry Pi and Xojo, tips on commenting code, using ChatGPT to check your grammar, and much more.

This latest issue of the magazine includes the following feature articles:

Apple Intelligence by Marc Zeedar
At Apple’s developer conference (WWDC) this June, the company announced their ambitious move into AI – which they call Apple Intelligence. What is it and how will it impact Xojo developers?

A Household Light Controller (Rasp Pi Part 8) by Eugene Dakin
Eugene continues his series on fun projects with Xojo and Raspberry Pi, this time demonstrating how to use your Pi to control your household lights!

Spy On Your Variables by Marc Zeedar
Marc’s design pattern series continues with the Observer pattern, which gives you a way to spy on your variables and take action when their value changes.

Comments on Comments by Tim Dietrich
Tim shares his thoughts on commenting code.

Plus: Topics such as how to use ChatGPT to correct your grammar, Mac text recognition, Xojo multitasking, an interview with Marc Zeedar, and more!

This new issue can be purchased and downloaded instantly via GumRoad (Issue 22.4 ("Spy On Your Variables")) for just $10.

Other Products
Annual subscriptions, in PDF or printed booklets, may be purchased directly from the xDev website (xDev Magazine Order Center). Offering print subscriptions is a brand new service. You can read more about it on the website (xDev Magazine in Print). 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 16 years. Each book is 300-500 pages and contains over 70 articles and programming tutorials. All are available for order now (xDev Magazine Order Center).

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.

About xDevLibrary
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.

About Xojo
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.