Category Archives: Software

Social Media diversification and why F*Book sucks.

I used to be on FaceBook, until the day I posted an excoriating comment (it really was brutal) about a police detective.  A few hours after I had made my remarks, several unknown F*Book users maliciously reported my account as … Continue reading

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In-app ads: the new shareware?

Just a brief missive as I sit here waking up, noticing that a Solitaire app now has ads… The battle for monetization is on; first software developers tried to sell licenses, then they tried ShareWare / DonationWare, and now it’s … Continue reading

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Penguin Spider Solitaire glitch [screenshot].

  Linux has a solitaire game called Penguin Spider – I have no idea how I did this, but, I was using a Bamboo Pen board and hit one of the keys on the pen while dragging a card.  All … Continue reading

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Xojo SQLite database access – sample code.

Here is sample web app code for a button to check to see if a SQLite database exists… [see code below] Dim fff As FolderItem Dim db As New SQLiteDatabase Dim s As String s=TextField1.Text fff=Getfolderitem(“”).Parent.child(s) If fff <> Nil … Continue reading

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Updating your Xojo apps? 1701 Software provides some help!

If you do not want to create a series of apps iterated by version numbers, here’s a handy link to 1701 Software’s helpful article on how to use a timer to check for the existence of a file to order … Continue reading

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