November 2020 – xDev Magazine is pleased to announce the release of our newest issue, now available in PDF and print formats!
The November/December 2020 (18.6) issue features a tutorial on using Git version control with Xojo, tips for writing better code, creating PDFs with Xojo 2020r1, and much more.
This latest issue of the magazine includes the following feature articles:
Writing Better Code by Christian Schmitz
This is a great collection of programming tips, from how to write comments, limiting the scope of variables, handling errors, advice on method length, and much more.
OOP Listbox (Part 4) by Markus Winter
What Markus had planned to write changed when the folks at Xojo surprised him with a new listbox feature: customizable headers. Now he updates his project.
Get Ready for Git by Justin Elliott
Using a version control system can be intimidating, but in this guide for Xojo developers, Justin takes you step-by-step into the world of Git and makes it painless.
MapKit (Part 7) by Markus Winter
This time Markus shows us how to use customized annotation views in Apple’s MapKit in Xojo.
Toolbar Quick Tip by Markus Winter
Did you know that if you create a subclass a Toolbar you can no longer add buttons to it in the IDE? Fortunately, Markus found a solution to this odd problem.
PLUS: Creating PDFs with Xojo, Xojo 2020 Release 1.2, SQLite 3.31.1, Best of the Web, and more!
This new issue can be purchased and downloaded instantly via GumRoad (http://gum.co/ljPvj).
Annual subscriptions, in PDF or printed booklets, may be purchased directly from the xDev website (http://www.xdevmag.com/orders.shtml). Offering print subscriptions is a brand new service. 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 16 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.
Formerly RBLibrary, xDevLibrary.com is a site for à la carte purchases of books and articles about Xojo, REAL Studio, and REALbasic. Instead of waiting for a magazine issue to be published, readers can just purchase the articles they’d like immediately. The library covers a vast array of topics for Xojo beginners, experts, and everyone in between with prices starting at under $2.
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.