March 2015 – xDev Magazine is pleased to announce that the new March/April 2015 (13.2) 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:
Your Guide to Austin, Texas * by Christian Schmitz
Heading to Austin in April for the Xojo Developer’s Conference? Plan some extra time to see all the great places and historical sites in the area!
Animation Crash Course * by Sam Rowlands
Animation is a great way to make your applications feel more polished and professional. Sam shows how to use Apple’s Core Animation to make your controls dance.
iOS Deployment * by Marc Zeedar
You’ve made your first iOS app with Xojo and tested it with iOS Simulator. Now it’s time to get it onto your iPhone for real testing… but just how do you do that?
Mandrill and Xojo * by Scott Boss
Mandrill is a web API to send customized bulk emails. Scott shows how to talk to Mandrill with Xojo, so now you can use the service in your own applications!
Solving Sandboxing Issues * by Sam Rowlands
We love the security benefits of sandboxing, but not the developer headaches it creates. Sam demonstrates how to solve some common sandboxing problems.
Plus articles on class extensions, Xojo Developer Evangelist Ulrich Bogun, database design, tips on using dates, common RegEx mistakes, and much more!
This new issue can be purchased and downloaded instantly via GumRoad (http://gum.co/pCSbL).
** Get this issue for FREE! **
Until March 9, 2015, if you retweet or share on Facebook about the OmegaBundle collection of Xojo tools (http://www.omegabundle.com), you can earn a free issue of xDev and get Jermie Leroy’s Status Bar for Xojo (http://www.jeremieleroy.com/products/statusbar.php)!
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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 12 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.