You can do many things with the Raspberry Pi, and some have built a Star Trek interface, while others have built robots. This book provides the building block to work with Xojo to react with the real world through its motherboard to allow you to make your own interesting device. This inexpensive computer can be programed by the widely recognized Xojo programming language.
This book “I Wish I Knew How to … Program Raspberry Pi 3B+ Electronics with Xojo” goes into the numerous programs that can be built to interact with many types of electronic gadgets.This book uses the latest Raspberry Pi 3B+ hardware with the newest version of the Stretch Operating System.
Note: There is a different book for the older version for pre Xojo 2017 r3, Jessie OS, and pre-Pi 3 B hardware. This book is for programing with the latest Raspberry Pi 3 B+ hardware, with the Stretch OS, and post 2018 r1 Xojo IDE!
The ‘I Wish I Knew’ series contains technical data and advice that makes sense and contains practical and numerous examples with explanations to allow you to ease into the steep programming curve. There are many electronic examples and the book also has many references to the Stretch Linux Operating System that is used with the Raspberry Pi.
You can start building your own electronic projects with Raspberry Pi today!
Excel is well-known in the business world for spreadsheets and math, and did you know that Excel can even create a 3D Animated Coaster!
This book “I Wish I Knew How to … Program Excel 2016 with Xojo in Windows” goes into the numerous options of programming Excel.
With the many great improvements and updates to both Xojo and Microsoft Excel, the 2016 version contains many code updates.
The ‘I Wish I Knew’ series contains technical data and advice that makes sense and contains practical and numerous examples with explanations to allow you to ease into the steep programming curve. You can create Microsoft Excel applications today!
Has someone ever asked you the question "Is my computer 32-bit or 64-bit"? WMIC is the command that can retrieve this information about a Windows Operating System and almost all of the components installed on the computer. WMIC is the abbreviation for Windows Management Instrumentation Command-Line that has been used for over a decade in the Windows OS.
The book "I Wish I Knew How To...Program Windows WMIC With Xojo" is able to query hundreds of parameters on the computer and this code can be implemented into your program. This is a reference book that shows the many possible options of WMIC and retrieves data seamlessly to your program.
The most difficult part of working with WMIC is to provide the correct search parameters, which this book covers in all of these chapters.
This book “I Wish I Knew How to ... Program Threads and Timers with Xojo Desktop” shows you how to use timers to refresh the GUI and threads to perform background tasks with your computer to increase the program execution speed.
Examples were written with Xojo 2017 R2.1, and work on Windows 10, OSX High Sierra, and Linux Ubuntu. All examples were also tested in 32-bit and 64-bit mode.
There are 5 chapters and more than 60 pages with 13 example programs.
Examples include using threads, Timers in the Classic and New Framework, looping vs killing a thread, AddressOf and WeakAddressOf.... and much more. Many screenshots have been added to show the results of the code with an index to help find topics quickly.
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