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The July/August (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.

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Year 13
Issue 13.4 ("El Capitan")
Issue 13.3 ("XDC 2015") Issue 13.2 ("Control Animation") Issue 13.1 ("iOS First Look")
Year 12
Issue 12.6 ("Cheap Web App Hosting") Issue 12.5 ("Yosemite") Issue 12.4 ("Game Center")
Issue 12.3 ("XDC 2014") Issue 12.2 ("Inefficiencies") Issue 12.1 ("Smart Localization")
Year 11
Issue 11.6 ("Apple About Box") Issue 11.5 ("Weeds") Issue 11.4 ("Blackjack")
Issue 11.3 ("XDC") Issue 11.2 ("PDF") Issue 11.1 ("PDF")
Year 10
Issue 10.6 ("Retina") Issue 10.5 ("Real World 2012") Issue 10.4 ("Extreme Programming")
Issue 10.3 ("Hashes") Issue 10.2 ("Assumption Approach") Issue 10.1 ("Reporting")

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July 29, 2015
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
FileMaker Stammtisch Koblenz
for our German speaking FileMaker developers in Koblenz and nearby: Ein herzliches Hallo an alle FileMaker Freunde, es ist wieder soweit! Am Donnerstag, 13. August 2015, trifft sich der Koblenzer Stammtisch ab 19:00 Uhr bei Martin Gärtner. Ak... [More]
July 28, 2015
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
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. ... [More]
July 24, 2015
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
MBS FileMaker Plugin, version 5.2pr8
New in this prerelease of the 5.2 plugins: Fixed variable declaration check for FileMaker 14. Added RichText.ReadHTML and RichText.ReadRTF functions. Added mutex so trace logs don't mess up on server with multiple threads logging. Added new print o... [More]
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
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 Dyn... [More]
July 23, 2015
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
Checking Variable Declarations in FileMaker with MBS Plugin
While at DevCon I fixed a few bugs for the variable declaration checking in our MBS Plugin. You all probably know the syntax highlighting feature which also got a bug fix for FileMaker 14 yesterday. So this is what the script workspace looks like f... [More]
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
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 ch... [More]
July 22, 2015
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
Greetings from FileMaker DevCon
Are you in Las Vegas for FileMaker DevCon? We are here with our booth: Come and visit us. This is a great conference with over 1500 attendees plus the FileMaker staff! ... [More]
July 16, 2015
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
MBS FileMaker Plugin, version 5.2pr7
New in this prerelease of the 5.2 plugins: Added Dictionary.List function. For CURL.GetHeaderAsText, CURL.GetDebugAsText, CURL.GetInputAsText and CURL.GetResultAsText we now always fix line endings for you. Added asynchronous CURL transfers. Change... [More]
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
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 si... [More]
July 13, 2015
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
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: survey Maybe you want to join this? ... [More]
July 10, 2015
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
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... [More]
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
MBS FileMaker Plugin, version 5.2pr6
New in this prerelease of the 5.2 plugins: Fixed bug in Text.InvalidCharactersForEncoding. Fixed handling of separators in Menu.DefineQuickMenu function. Added NetworkInterfaces.Default function. When using QuickMenu functions we now release any me... [More]
July 09, 2015
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
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 ... [More]
July 07, 2015
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
FileMaker DevCon in two weeks
Just two weeks left until FileMaker Developer Conference in Las Vegas. Currently traveling through Norway, I will move from very cold weather with still a lot of snow to the Mojave desert of Nevada. The Developer Conference is a great chance to mee... [More]
  (Blog: Anthony Cyphers)
More About the WE Rewrite
The rewrite is complete. The finishing touches were just put on earlier today, and we’re ready to move forward with our other goals for this release. If you’d like to know more about the causes and fixes present in the rewrite, read on. T... [More]
July 02, 2015
  (Blog: Monkeybread Software)
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 ... [More]
June 26, 2015
  (Blog: Anthony Cyphers)
New Support Guarantee!
Now, with GraffitiSuite, if you* submit a bug or support request and don’t receive a response within 48-hours, you’ll receive six-months of free updates!**  This is all part of our plan to increase interaction and provide better support f... [More]
  (Blog: Anthony Cyphers)
Calling All Customers!
Hello again! This time around, we’re looking for reviews.  Good, bad, in-between, doesn’t matter!  Let us know what you love or hate about GraffitiSuite by visiting our new Reviews page.  Every review will be taken seriously, and we’... [More]
June 23, 2015
  (Blog: Anthony Cyphers)
Update on Rewrite Progress
Just a quick note to say that the heavy modifications to our Web Edition codebase are progressing as planned, and we hope for a release around the end of July.  Sometime shortly before then we will allow access to the beta package on this site. Also,... [More]
May 11, 2015
  (Blog: Anthony Cyphers)
Web Rewrite in the Works
After many fixes aimed at increasing the stability of our Web Edition controls over the past year, and the resulting recurring issues, we are going to be making major changes to the Web Edition classes. At a future date, we will be releasing a near r... [More]
April 06, 2015
  (Blog: Anthony Cyphers)
Release 20 Now Available
NOTE WEB This release addresses many compatability issues which were raised since Xojo 2014r3.1 NOTE WEB Debugging demo now also runs SSL on port 8081. CHANGE WEB Demo app reworked to better test functionality. CHANGE WEB GraffitiWebPopupMenu partial... [More]
January 12, 2015
  (Blog: Anthony Cyphers)
Release 20 Coming Soon
Release 20 is coming along nicely, so how about an update of what’s included? GraffitiSuite Web Edition is the primary focus of this release, with nearly 50 changes in so far. Of those, 5 are completely new products, 4 are added functionality, ... [More]
November 11, 2014
  (Blog: Anthony Cyphers)
GraffitiWebSyntaxEditor Fix Coming
We’ve identified a syntax issue in GraffitiWebSyntaxEditor that got by in the last release. We hope to have this fix in by tomorrow evening. UPDATE: GraffitiSuite Release 19.1 is now available.... [More]
November 10, 2014
  (Blog: Anthony Cyphers)
Release 19 Now Available
Release 19 has been pushed out with the following changes: CHANGE WEB All GraffitiWeb classes now instantiate jQuery in noConflict mode. CHANGE WEB GraffitiWebAlert now queues calls until fully loaded. CHANGE WEB GraffitiWebSyntaxEditor now holds all... [More]
November 09, 2014
  (Blog: Anthony Cyphers)
Release 19 Update
We believe we’ve completed the majority of work required to fix the issues with Release 19. We’re going to take the day to give everything a thorough test, then we’ll release. If you have any other bugs to report that don’t re... [More]

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