September 2020 – xDev Magazine is pleased to announce the release of our newest issue, now available in PDF and print formats!
The September/October 2020 (18.5) issue features a continuing series on making an object-oriented Listbox control; an introduction to PowerXS, a tool for making XojoScripts easier to use; making charts with Xojo; using MapKit with Xojo; and much more.
This latest issue of the magazine includes the following feature articles:
Introducing PowerXS (Part 2) by Marc Zeedar
After introducing PowerXS in the previous issue, this time Marc goes into more technical detail about how his new framework cloning tool for XojoScripts actually works and how you can expand the class to support more classes.
OOP Listbox (Part 3) by Markus Winter
Markus continues creating his object-oriented Listbox. This time he adds an interface to the control that lets it draw itself, a key component of OOP design.
Making Charts With Xojo by Stefanie Juchmes
You might have heard of Monkeybread Software’s ChartDirector plugin, but did you know how versatile it is and how easy it is to use? In this article, Stefanie demonstrates many of the features of ChartDirector.
MapKit (Part 6) by Markus Winter
As Markus continues his quest to use Apple’s MapKit in Xojo, he now explores adding annotations to map locations.
PLUS: Working with Sets, Xojo 2020 Release 1, Best of the Web, and more!
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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.
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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.