XDC Videos available

The XDC videos are now available and as an attendee, you automatically have access to them via your Xojo account.

Downloading all of them can take a while.

The videos are available on the Xojo store for $499.

MBS Xojo / Real Studio Plugins, version 15.2pr8

New in this prerelease of the 15.2 plugins:
  • Added CURLSFileInfoMBS class and CURL wild card support. You can download several files via FTP or just use it for getting verbose directory listings.
  • Updated DynaPDF to version
  • Overloaded DynaPDFTableMBS.SetCellImage to take folderitems.
  • Improved WindowsPlayerMBS class. Now play can have a start position and you actually can better play several sounds.
  • Fixed issues with TWAIN plugin by working more asynchronously. This helps getting plugin work with drivers it did not work before. But the modal parameter is no longer used.
  • Fixed TwainMBS.DiscardBlankPages property which did not correct enable the feature.
  • Added plugin code for CURLSFileInfoMBS to provide date/time.
  • Added methods to CVImageBufferMBS class to get NSImage or JPEG data from sample.
Download: macsw.de/plugin/Prerelease . Or ask us to be added to our shared Dropbox folder.

A Xojo Summer Sale!

New Xojo Licenses are 20% off!
Special savings on new licenses through July 27th

Beat that summer heat, stay inside with Xojo! Between today and July 27th you can buy any NEW Xojo license for 20% off! Simply use discount code SUMMERSALE when you check out in the store!

Save on any of the following licenses:

Xojo Pro
Want to go Pro? Get all of the power of Xojo with Xojo Pro! Xojo Pro includes a single license for Desktop, iOS, and Web. You'll also get Raspberry Pi support when it's released later this year at no additional cost! Plus you get all of the following added benefits:
  • Priority support via phone and email
  • Access to Xojo Beta Program
  • Membership in a special Xojo Pro-only forum
  • 3x Feedback multiplier when ranking cases
  • Xojo consulting leads
  • Xojo Pro licenses work on up to 3 machines
  • Full Desktop
The full Xojo Desktop license includes database support and allows for building for all 3 desktop platforms- OS X, Windows and Linux.

Single Desktop
Get any of the single-platform Desktop licenses and build for the single platform that you prefer!

Quickly develop native iOS apps with the same Xojo language you can apply to desktop and web apps!

Creating a web app with Xojo is just as easy as creating a desktop app.

visit store: xojo.com/store

Learn more about the different Xojo license options.

PS: If your license expires within the next month, it's cheaper to buy a new one than the upgrade!

MBS Xojo / Real Studio Plugins, version 15.2pr7

New in this prerelease of the 15.2 plugins:
  • Added CURLSFileInfoMBS class and CURL wild card support. You can download several files via FTP or just use it for getting verbose directory listings.
  • Fixed bug in CCMD4MBS class for handling big block sizes.
  • Fixed a bug with returning UTF32 string in Real Studio 2012.
  • Deprecated a couple of CURL properties in favor of new names.
  • Added more CURL properties/functions/events.
  • Changed CURL plugin to turn off VerifyHost and VerifyPeer if you didn't set them or provided certificates. This should avoid beginner mistakes.
Download: macsw.de/plugin/Prerelease . Or ask us to be added to our shared Dropbox folder.

Las Vegas Xojo Meeting

Next week we visit the FileMaker DevCon in Las Vegas.

Are there Xojo developers interested in a meeting?

We have a survey and some developers are interested:

Maybe you want to join this?

MBS Xojo / Real Studio Plugins, version 15.2pr6

New in this prerelease of the 15.2 plugins:
  • Changed CDBaseChartMBS.InitDynamicLayer to raise OutOfMemoryException in case of low memory situation.
  • Added more CURL properties/functions/events.
  • Added DynaPDFOCGContUsageMBS.ViewState property.
  • Changed options for CURL to be 64-bit by default. So OptionMaxSendSpeed, OptionMaxRecvSpeed, OptionMaxFileSize, OptionInFileSize, OptionResumeFrom and OptionPostFieldSize are now Int64. The same name options with Large postfix are deprecated.
  • Updated DynaPDF to version
  • Added WindowsPrinterInfoMBS.Printers function.
  • Added HotKeyMBS class for Mac/Win hotkeys.
Download: MBS Plugins for Xojo and MBS Plugins for Real Studio. Or ask us to be added to our shared Dropbox folder.

Tip of the day: Adding links to Textarea on OS X

A recent question was how to put a link into a textarea. You can do this with MBS Plugin like the snippets below.
The first snippet here checks to see if current cursor position has a link set:
dim n as NSTextViewMBS = textarea1.NSTextViewMBS dim a as NSAttributedStringMBS = n.textStorage if a.Length > 0 then dim d as Dictionary = n.selectedTextAttributes dim r as NSRangeMBS = n.selectedRange if r.Location < a.Length then dim l as string = a.attributeAtIndex(a.NSLinkAttributeName, r.Location) InputField.Text = l Return end if end if InputField.Text = ""
Second snippet shows how to remove/add a link to the current selection:
dim n as NSTextViewMBS = TextArea1.NSTextViewMBS dim a as NSMutableAttributedStringMBS = n.textStorage if InputField.Text = "" then // remove link a.removeAttribute(a.NSLinkAttributeName, n.selectedRange) else // add one a.addAttribute(a.NSLinkAttributeName, InputField.text, n.selectedRange) end if

xDev Magazine Issue 13.4

The July/August 2015 (13.4) issue of xDev Magazine is now available.
Here's a quick preview of what's inside:

* WWDC 2015 * by Sam Rowlands
Amongst other news, Apple announced OSX "El Capitan" at their recent developers' conference. What does the new OS mean to Xojo users? Can you take advantage of El Capitan's new features now? Sam explains everything!

* Overflow Errors * by Markus Winter
We all make misakes, I mean, mistakes. But overflow errors are invisible and far too easy to overlook until your program doesn't work right. Find out what they are and how to stop them.

* MacBook For Who * by Sam Rowlands
Apple's latest single-port MacBook is controversial for trading power and expandability for thinness, but did the company find the right balance? Sam bought one and reveals how well it works for the Xojo developer.

* Charting Personal Health * by JC Cruz
As part of his ongoing personal health journal project, JC Cruz explains how to chart a user's health data.

Plus: making programming decisions, database design tools, OS updates, tips on DoubleClickTime and line endings, and much more.

Job offer in Midlands, UK

We just got notice about a job position from Dave Duke in UK:

Name: Dave Duke
Company: Access defender ltd
Phone: 0792 0123456
Website: www.siemfree.com
E-Mail: Dave@daveduke.co.uk
Location: Wet last Midlands UK
Platform: All

I am looking for 3-6 xojo developers to be based in West Midlands UK, at least 5 years RB/XOJO experience. Security experience a bonus. SQL Postgres XL a bonus. Positions start at £50,000 and above.

Problem solving a must!

These are full time job positions, a new company set up to deliver security solutions.

I know Dave now for over 5 years as a Xojo developer using our plugins. I did myself several consulting projects for him and I know that he hired at least one other Xojo developer in UK for another of his companies in the past. So if you are looking for a Xojo related job in UK, maybe this is your chance?
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