Issue: 14.2 (March/April 2016)
Author: Markus Winter
Author Bio: Markus is a Molecular Biologist who taught himself REALbasic programming in 2003 to let the computer deal with some exceedingly tedious lab tasks. Some call it lazy, he thinks it smart. He still thinks of himself as an advanced beginner at best.
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## Who would like to take over?
I have to admit it's all getting a bit too much for me. Lately I've been writing up to 30% of
xDev, and as much fun as that is, it is also taking far too much time out of my day, to the detriment of both my work and private lives. So, I need to reduce my involvement here a bit.
I feel my "We are Xojo" column has pretty much run its course (although I still hope for one contribution in particular) so there is nothing to drop there, and I can't really drop the on-going Multicore series (and I have ideas for two more series). The occasional article (like "Spot the error") deals with topics that are too big for a single tip, and allows me to dig a bit deeper (which I enjoy). So, sadly, there is only one thing I can do to reduce my workload—I have to drop the
Tips & Trickscolumn.
The question is, who feels like taking it over? It's a lot of work for a pittance of a pay, but it is also a lot of fun, and a great way to learn a lot about Xojo while searching for tips (just make sure you are not using too many open tabs on the Xojo forum or you'll get into trouble ?).
Whoever takes over should probably start using the new framework as I feel the column should transition to it (I myself am still mostly using REALstudio 2012 R2.1, which isn't ideal). It would also be an advantage if the new author at least dabbles with Web, iOS, and Raspberry Pi. As I don't use them, there are no Tips & Tricks about them, but he/she can learn on the job. No training provided though.
Anyone interested please contact me at email@example.com.
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