Xojo on Linux: Part 2 of 2

, April 7, 2014

or There Can’t Be Only One I originally was going to record and publish my development efforts with Xojo on Linux but … Xojo just worked. And it worked well. It wasn’t going to be very entertaining to watch me say “well, that worked!” over and over. I did measure a couple of key points: […]


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Xojo on Linux: Part 1 of 2

, April 7, 2014

or What is a Distro anyway? and why are there so dang many of them? While at the Xojo Developers Conference (XDC), I was hearing a lot of developers saying that they didn’t develop for Linux because “there are so many distributions!”  The perception is that each distribution does things so differently, that it makes […]


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Announcement: ChartPart 4.2

, February 12, 2014

We are pleased to announce that CULLY Technologies has released a new version of ChartPart for Xojo developers. If you want charts in your desktop or web applications written in Xojo, consider using ChartPart. NOTE: This version breaks backwards compatibility. Please fully test your chart generation carefully. Here are some of the new features in […]


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Announcement: ChartPart 3.0

, January 10, 2014

CULLY Technologies, LLC is pround to announce the release of ChartPart version 3.0. One of the major enhancements is the addition of ‘palettes’ color schemes. Palettes help make your color schemes better looking and more professional. For more information about ChartPart and for download of the software, click here.


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PostgreSQL: Getting the owner of tables

, December 11, 2013

This one was a head scratcher for me. How do you get the proper owner of the tables in PostgreSQL? I finally cobbled together a script that returns a list of tables and the owner name. I am using this to help me build a PostgreSQL migration tool that will display the changes of two […]


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Announcement: ChartPart v2.0 Released

, September 11, 2013

We are proud to announce the updating and the release of ChartPart project to version 2.0. ChartPart is a charting tool written completely in Xojo, intended for Xojo developers to use within their commercial or non-commercial applications when they are in need of simple charts and graphs. ChartPart was originally written and opensourced by TechConsulting. […]


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Caller looking for post-VFP development tool

, August 14, 2013

I received a call from a VFP programmer yesterday. Someone that I had never met or talked with before, but they found my blog on my Converter from Visual Foxpro to Real Studio (now known as Xojo). We spoke on the phone for about 40 minutes. He had been examining several of the competing technologies […]


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Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock: The Game!

, July 16, 2013

With the release of Xojo that allows people to use the IDE for *free* and to develop applications for Windows, Mac, Linux or the Web (to ‘build’ the application as an executable you need a paid Xojo license) this is a great opportunity for me to teach my kids some programming. I have two boys, […]


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The Tale of Two Random String Functions

, January 29, 2013

I’ve been thinking a lot of random strings lately. Notice that this isn’t about generating a UUID. I just wanted to generate a reasonably random string. Originally I had need for a user ‘typable’ string. I get really frustrated by the CAPTCHA strings when they include the ambiguous characters of I, 1, O, and 0. […]


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Selectively removing HTML from Foxpro tables

, January 7, 2013

I was working with some web developers upgrading a VFP data driven website. There were many HTML tags and references in memo fields that needed to be removed when moving to the new site design. I didn’t want to remove ALL of the HTML tags, but just some. I modified some code that I found […]


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