July 2023 – xDev Magazine is pleased to announce the release of our newest issue, now available in PDF and print formats!
The July/August 2023 (21.4) issue features articles on using ChatGPT for Xojo, Apple’s upcoming Vision Pro headset, a Raspberry Pi project, and an experience with debugging a third party tool.
This latest issue of the magazine includes the following feature articles:
Future Vision by Marc Zeedar
We’ve been expecting Apple’s expensive “VR headset” for a while – what we got is a whole new “spacial computing” platform. It looks amazing, but there are still many questions and limitations. Has Apple done enough to make it a success?
Can ChatGPT Write Xojo Code? by Marc Zeedar
Everyone is jumping onto the hype of “artificial intelligence” and claiming AI can replace us humans, even programmers. Is that really the case? Can AI help with your next Xojo project? Marc asks ChatGPT to write a Tic-Tac-Toe game. See what happened.
Rasp Pi Electronic Fun Part 2 by Eugene Dakin
In this issue’s project, Eugene shows how to get input from a switch on a Raspberry Pi and change the status of a control in a Xojo app.
Fun With wkhtmltopdf by Marc Zeedar
Working with third-party additions to Xojo can be frustrating when there are problems. Is your code at fault or is it an error in the source? Marc shares an adventure he had using the command-line tool wkhtmltopdf and how he worked around bugs in the tool.
Plus: Topics such as Xojo beta testing, charting, barcodes, non-SQL databases, and more!
This new issue can be purchased and downloaded instantly via GumRoad (https://gumroad.com/l/hgalp) for just $10.
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.