xDev Magazine Releases Issue 21.1 (January/February 2023)

January 2023 – xDev Magazine is pleased to announce the release of our newest issue, now available in PDF and print formats!

The January/February 2023 (21.1) issue features articles on a recent London Meetup of Xojo developers, the original chatbot, Eliza, recreated in Xojo, a recap of the MBS Plugins improvements in 2022, text steganography, and much more.

This latest issue of the magazine includes the following feature articles:

Better in Person: London Meetup by Dana Brown
Dana recently visited London and met with some Xojo developers. It was a great preview of the next Xojo conference in April!

News from MBS Xojo Plugins by Stefanie Juchmes Unless you’re following MonkeyBread Software’s Xojo plugins closely, it can be tough keeping up with all the improvements. Here Stefanie takes us through the major changes to the plugins in 2022 – and previews what is coming in 2023.

Xojo Eliza by Marc Zeedar
Meet Eliza, the original AI chatbot. In this retro project, Marc resurrects a 50-year- old program and gets it working in Xojo. Was it all smooth sailing? Not quite. Find out what it was like re-learning unstructured BASIC code.

Exploring Steganography, Part 4 by Eugene Dakin
In this expansion to his series, Eugene modifies his original Xojo project to now hide text in a picture, as requested by xDev readers.

Plus: Topics such as Xojo 2022R4, PDF Tables, MongoDB, MS SQL Server, and more!

This new issue can be purchased and downloaded instantly via GumRoad (https://gumroad.com/l/pheno) for just $10.

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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.

About xDevLibrary
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.

About Xojo
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.