Special

Introducing the “Welcome to Xojo” Bundle!

New to Xojo and looking for guidance? We've put together a terrific bundle to welcome you! Xojo Bundle

This bundle includes six back issues of the magazine -- all of year 14 in printed book and digital formats -- plus a one-year subscription so you'll be learning all about Xojo for the next year. It's the perfect way to get started programming with Xojo. And you save as much as $35 over the non-bundle price!

This offer is only available for a limited time as supplies are limited, so hurry today and order this special bundle before the offer goes away!

Article Preview


Buy Now

Issue 2.5

COLUMN

Custom Classes

Creating a statictext subclass

Issue: 2.5 (May/June 2004)
Author: Thomas J. Cunningham
Author Bio: Thomas is a hobbyist programmer who enjoys sharing the RB loving with others. He makes his home in the 50th State on the island of Maui.
Article Description: No description available.
Article Length (in bytes): 11,878
Starting Page Number: 28
Article Number: 2513
Resource File(s):

Download Icon 2513.zip Updated: 2013-03-11 19:07:58

Related Link(s): None

Excerpt of article text...

Welcome back, newbies! For this month's column I would like to discuss what I consider to be one of the first steps toward becoming an intermediate REALbasic user -- creating and using custom classes. This involves, more often than not, subclassing existing classes.

Classes

First, so we're all on the same page, let's briefly define what it means to be a class. A class is a blueprint, or prototype, that defines the variables and the methods common to all objects of a certain kind.

...End of Excerpt. Please purchase the magazine to read the full article.