About xDev Magazine
Xojo, from Xojo, Inc., is one of the hottest development environments on any platform. It's a complete development environment, with built-in interface design tools and code editor. While similar to Visual Basic from Microsoft, Xojo is unique in that it's a cross-compiler: from a single code base you can compile stand-alone applications for Macintosh, Windows, Linux, Web, and (soon) iOS operating systems.
Xojo is so easy to use it's attracting many users who don't consider themselves programmers, yet the language has professional features and is used to create many commercial applications. Thousands of people have discovered the power of programming by learning to use Xojo and it is part of the curriculum in a many schools.
Like any tool, Xojo is only as powerful as your knowledge. Now there's a magazine that will help you tweak every clock cycle of power from Xojo. Whether you're a beginner or a veteran, a subscription to xDev will save you hours of time and frustration.
Launched in the summer of 2002, xDev is a bimonthly digital publication. Every issue is packed with over 70 pages of vital information:
- step-by-step tutorials by Xojo experts
- columns for the beginer or expert
- columns on databases, beginning programming, regular expressions, and more
- "behind-the-scenes" postmortems of popular programs made with Xojo
- fascinating interviews
- handy tips
- product reviews
- Xojo news
Subscribers to xDev receive download links to the PDF edition via email. You can order your subscription online with a credit card using our secure ordering system. Start your subscription today!
About the PublisherxDev Magazine is published by DesignWrite, a Northern California graphic design firm founded in 1991 by Marc Zeedar. Marc has been involved in graphics and publishing for over twenty-five years. He created his first magazine when he was thirteen, and in eighth grade knew he wanted to be a writer.
Over the years, Marc has taught journalism and yearbook at the college level; written, acted, and directed plays; been a professional actor, photographer, writer, editor, and graphic designer; he wrote and directed two short films, and he's published two novels.
Most recently Marc worked at a commercial printing company for ten years as the in-house graphic designer and electronic pre-press manager. In May 2000, his shareware company, Stone Table Software, released the acclaimed Z-Write (written in Xojo), a unique word processor for creative writers that received praise from the likes of MacUser, MacHome, and was even mentioned as an example of independent software innovation in Business Week.