xDev Magazine Issue July/August 2013 (11.4) Issue Now Available

July 2013 – xDev Magazine is pleased to announce that the new July/August 2013 (11.4) issue is now available in PDF and print-on-demand formats. Join us in celebrating our 11th year of publication and our brand new name!

Formerly known as Real Studio Developer, xDev Magazine is the only publication in the world exclusively devoted to guiding developers in how to use the free Xojo development environment.

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

  • Succeed with Xojo * by Richard Duke
    Achieving business success with Xojo requires more than just programming knowledge. Richard Duke shares some of the secrets from his XDC 2013 (Xojo Developer’s Conference) presentation on how to make sure your business prospers.

  • Simulating Blackjack * by Jens Bendig
    If you’re a Xojo programmer and you lose at blackjack in Las Vegas, what do you do? Naturally you write your own simulator so that you can practice your strategies without losing your shirt! Jens shares his code and explains how he developed his Xojo project.

  • Free Xojo Features * by Marc Zeedar
    Now that the Xojo IDE is free for everyone, there are no longer features restricted to “professional” and “enterprise” users. But if you haven’t been using those advanced versions, you may not realize all the goodies you can now access, such as profiling and IDE Scripting. Marc explains how to use all these free “new” features.

The xDev columnists bring articles on using the new Xojo Forums, SQLite full-text searching, SQL tables, Xojo Tips, and much more.

This new issue can be purchased and downloaded instantly via GumRoad: http://gum.co/DELi

Interested readers may purchase full-color print editions of xDev Magazine via the MagCloud fulfillment service (http://rbd.magcloud.com). Digital editions in PDF may be purchased directly from the xDev website (http://www.xdevmag.com/orders.shtml). Individual PDF issues are $10; annual subscriptions (six issues) are $50.

Also available on the xDev website are printed perfect-bound books of each of the magazine’s first 10 years. Each book is over 300 pages and contains over 70 articles and programming tutorials. Volume Ten is available for order now.

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 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 web, OS X, Windows, Linux, and soon, mobile as well. 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. Secondary-level and college students in schools all over the world are introduced to programming with Xojo. For more information, visit www.xojo.com.