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Using calculations in bounds properties

Ever try to center a button on a form? Dead center, from top to bottom, from right to left, no matter how the size of the form changes? You can’t put a number like 100 into the left or top … Continue reading

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Responsive Design: Centering a button vertically

Vertical and horizontal centering is hard. Here, from CommitStrip.com: Here’s a good resource with suggestions on vertical and horizontal centering: https://css-tricks.com/centering-css-complete-guide/ Let’s work through an example.

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Responsive Design: Rotating Your Device

When designing an app for mobile devices, you need to consider what happens if the device is rotated. You can just put up a message asked the user to rotate back, or you can design your app so it looks … Continue reading

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Styleheaders: Advanced Styling

Styles are a powerful tool for shaping the appearance of your controls. To a large extent, AppStudio lets you avoid having to learn a lot about them: it just handles them for you. But if you want to do something … Continue reading

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What the $(“#?

Here’s a great question from the web board. What is it with the $(“# you will sometimes see in the code? It’s a jQuery thing. Valid function names can start with a letter or certain special characters. “$” is a … Continue reading

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