The MBS plug-in comprises a collection of several plug-in parts which extend the Xojo (Real Studio) development environment with 2,300 classes featuring over 60,000 documented functions. Our plugins support all three platforms Mac OS X, Windows and Linux with all project types desktop, web and console including 64-bit and ARM targets.
Some of the highlights on the 17.4 update:
For this release we reorganized a our plugins. We merged a few plugin parts, so we have now have 39 instead of 65 plugins. We removed a couple of plugins including QuickTime plugin and a few other deprecated plugin classes.
The new plugin comes with classes for SoundFile handling, so you can read audio samples from various sound file formats. The new LibTag plugin classes allow you to read metadata from various audio file formats.
For macOS 10.13 High Sierra, we added new Core ML classes to use machine learning files and for example classify pictures. We also updated Core Image filters and added new CoreImage barcode classes. For WKWebViewControlMBS you can now take snapshots of the website.
If you like to use custom low level sockets, we added the RawSocketMBS class for you, which can be used to send build custom socket classes to send various protocols in your own data packets including custom headers.
On macOS you can now use CGEventTap to monitor low level events. We added 64-bit MapKit framework, so you can decide between Google maps and Apple maps for your map views. NSSpellCheckerMBS and SFPasswordAssistantMBS classes are updated to run on 64-bit.
If you use Linux, please enjoy GTK+ 3 in Xojo 2017r2. Our plugins will dynamically load GTK library in version 2 or 3 depending on the Xojo version.
For Windows we added new picture methods to WindowsClipboardMBS class to read/write DIB pictures. With DeleteTree and CopyTree methods on RegistryKeyMBS you can much easier work on the windows registry. In Textarea you can now strike through text beside doing super and subscript.
We added new key down events OverlayMBS class, echo property for StdInMBS, memory usage functions to SQLite3MBS class and a 128bit mode for our RegistrationEngineMBS class.
Finally we updated CURL Library to version 7.55.1, DynaPDF to 220.127.116.11, SQLAPI to 4.1.12, SQLite to 3.20.0 and LibXL to 3.8.1.
See release notes for a complete list of changes.