xDev Magazine Releases Issue 12.5 (September/October 2014) and Announces Print Subscriptions
September 2014 – xDev Magazine is pleased to announce that the new September/October 2014 (12.5) issue 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:
In-App Notifications * by Sam Rowlands
Using a timer to update user-interfaces is a good idea. But Sam’s got a better one: borrowing from a Obj-C technique, he’s created an in-app notification system so your objects can talk to each other and be notified when they need to be updated.
Writing Apps for Game Center: Part 2 * by Tom Baumgartner
In Part 2, Tom explains how to request a match in real-time games.
Inside HandleSpecialURL * by Christian Schmitz
Web Edition provides a full web server that can handle custom URLs via the HandleSpecialURL event. Christian demonstrates how to use this to create your own REST-like API.
Yosemite Ready? * by Sam Rowlands
Mac OS X Yosemite is coming this fall. Are you ready for it? Sam provides some tips and techniques to get your Xojo app ready now.
Plus columns on object-oriented programming (SimpleDraw demo app), coding styles, database design, Xojo tips, meet a Xojo game developer, Regex conditionals, and much more.
This new issue can be purchased and downloaded instantly via GumRoad (http://gum.co/DXbT).
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 just launched in September. 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 11 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.
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.