Blast from the past

Many many years ago when REALbasic first wrote the IDE in REALbasic it was said

“We’re also ‘eating our own dog food,’” said Perlman. Previous releases of REALbasic were coded using the C++ language, although with REALbasic 5.5, the last significant update, the groundwork was laid to add pieces that were written in REALbasic. When REALbasic 2005 is released, the entire Integrated Development Environment (IDE) will have been recoded in REALbasic itself.

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Feedback Numbers

As of Oct 18, 2021

Closed (Already exists) 7
Closed (By Design) 45
Closed (duplicate) 48
Closed (Misc) 31
Closed (No Longer Reproducible) 2
Closed (Not Actionable) 7
Closed (Not Reproducible) 44
Closed (Won’t Implement) 8
Fixed 8
Fixed & Verified 107
Implemented 1
Implemented & Verified 15
Needs Review 10
Reproducible 176
Resolved 2
Reviewed 217
Verified 32

Overall 435 Open cases

Visitors from Germany

Recently I had both Christian Schmitz and one of my clients from Germany visit

Christian and I spent his first full day in Canada touring about to the Royal Tyrell Museum and some of the sights on thee way out. Weather was crappy so we didnt spend a lot of time outside.

At the end of the day we got together with several other Xojo users at a local restaurant and enjoyed a nice meal and discussions around all kinds of things.… Read the rest

Spectacular !

Last night the northern lights were out in full force.
Walked to the end of the deck and WOW !
We took some pictures but they didnt come out nearly as nicely as the ones my youngest took (like this)

Truly an awesome display

Copy & paste is not a code reuse strategy

Code reuse is an admirable goal for any developer.

Being able to re-use well written well tested code is a good thing.

Especially if you can reuse it across multiple facets of one project, or across several projects.

And I wouldn’t be surprised if a lot of people start out reusing code using copy paste from one place to another.… Read the rest