[ANN] xDev Magazine Releases Issue 20.1 (January/February 2022)
January 2022 – xDev Magazine is pleased to announce the release of our newest issue, now available in PDF and print formats!
The January/February 2022 (20.1) issue features articles on debugging, Pro Apple Silicon, Feistel Cipher, creating heatmaps, transparent PDFs, sending emails, and much more.
This latest issue of the magazine includes the following feature articles:
Debugging Tips for Xojo by Christian Schmitz
Finding bugs can take up a lot of your precious development time. Why not make it easier on yourself by using these great tips and tricks for easier debugging?
Apple Silicon Max by Marc Zeedar
Apple recently released new MacBook Pros with “pro” Apple Silicon chips, an upgrade to last year’s M1. Are these worth it for the Xojo developer? Marc takes a look.
Data Cryptography with the Feistel Network by Eugene Dakin
The Feistel network is a sophisticated cipher whereby data is split into two pieces and encryption occurs multiple times. Feistel Ciphers are used in two fish, padding schemes for certificates, key schedules, Data Encryption Standard, and more.
Cool Charts and Heatmaps by Stefanie Juchmes
A heatmap is a unique type of chart, very cool to look at, and Stefanie shows how to use the MBS ChartDirector plugin to create one.
Plus: Transparent PDFs, Xojo 2021R3, Android, Send Emails with MBS, SQL Injection, xDev’s 20th Year, and much more!
This new issue can be purchased and downloaded instantly via GumRoad (Issue 20.1 ("Debugging")).
Annual subscriptions, in PDF or printed booklets, may be purchased directly from the xDev website (xDev Magazine Order Center). Offering print subscriptions is a brand new service. You can read more about it on the website (xDev Magazine in Print). 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 (xDev Magazine Order Center).
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.