Version 3.0 (Dec 2018) of the Windows API Declare Book has been released and it contains many added examples and updates.
The goals of this major update are:
- Minimize the use of Aliases
- Make all examples compatible with ANSI, Unicode, 32-bit, adn 64-bit computers. There were a few requests to support some old Windows XP machines.
- Many functions were added to support the ANSI and new examples included in the book
- Added the functions and methods to a module for easier portability across Windows Operating System platforms
- Added many more constants
- Added lots of structures
- Finished adding more native Windows controls
- Added many Target Windows conditional statements to prevent Windows specific code to run on other Operating Systems
- All examples work in Xojo 2018 R3
- Removed ByVal prefixes as this is the default setting
- Cleaned up code to be easier understood
- Added 30 new examples
- Over 66 updates
- Standardized the writing of declare methods
- More API declares were added
All of the previous screen grabs showing ChooseColor, playing a video, and playing an audio file are also ANSI, Unicode, 32-bit, and 64-bit are supported.
The API Windows calendar control was added:
Controlling the native Windows API keyboard was added:
…and many other controls were added.
This is a new book that is over 900 pages with more than 140 example programs in 25 chapters. The low price of $14.99 has been set to make this book available for programmers to learn advanced API programming.
This is a PDF formatted document and all examples include Xojo code. The Table of Contents can be viewed at Http://scispec.ca