MonkeyBread Software Releases the MBS Xojo Plugins in version 21.2

Nickenich, Germany - (May 18th, 2021) – MonkeyBread Software today is pleased to announce MBS Xojo Plugins 21.2 for macOS, Linux and Windows, the latest update to their product that is easily the most powerful plugin collection currently available for Xojo. MBS Xojo Plugins have been updated and now includes over 2800 classes and 73,000 documented features, and the versatile plugins have gained more new functions:

ChartDirector 7 arrived. We include 17 new example projects to show new features including Treemap chart, Discrete Heat Map, Circular Bar Meter, Multi-Page PDF Output, Huge Data Set Support and High DPI Support. We added CDViewPortControlBaseMBS class and the new RealTime ViewPort example.

We have a new plugin for RabbitMQ. This is an open-source project implementing a message-broker software. It’s a server software to do message queues and then there are various clients available to use the services. Our plugin wraps the library for Xojo and includes OpenSSL for encrypted connections.

For our AVFoundation Plugin we added AVCaptureMetadataOutputMBS class, which allows you to scan barcodes with the camera on an iOS device. For iOS we got an example on how to use Keychain database to store passwords securely.

Our JavaScriptEngineMBS class can use InitModules method to define modules in JavaScript, which can then be referenced later with require.

We got a new ContainerControl example showing you how to use NSScrollViewMBS to smoothly scroll a list of container controls. We include Windows support by using a Xojo scrollbar.

For SQL Plugin we got support in SQLite for ICU libraries and we enabled math and geopoly functions in our internal SQLite library.

We added new properties to NSSharingServiceMBS class, so you can for example pass styled text via NSAttributedStringMBS class to Apple Mail and get a formatted text in the email.

For Windows we got classes for spell checking. Use WinSpellCheckerMBS class to find available languages, pick one and check for spelling errors in a given text.

Our plugins now include universal library for iOS Simulator for Xojo 2021r1.1. We got a CopyCellValue function for XLSheetMBS class class to copy cell values within a sheet. We upgraded our ShellMBS and WindowsProcessMBS classes for Windows to allow PowerShell.exe to run with them.

Finally updated CURL to version 7.76.1, DuckDB to 0.25, DynaPDF to, HIDAPI to 0.10.1, LibJPEG-Turbo to 2.1.0, PortAudio to 19.7.0, SQLAPI to version 5.1.4 with new DuckDB support and our Linux build machine to Ubuntu 18.04.

See release notes for a complete list of changes.

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

More details in the release notes. Please take the time to check our 2200 example projects and check where you can use our plugin features in your applications.

The plug-ins requires current or older versions of Xojo. While all plug-in parts compile on macOS, Linux and Windows, each function may depend on additional system requirements to work successfully. Only used plugin parts of plugins are added to your application.

Plugin licenses are available for components or for the complete collection. Please visit the website store for prices. Please join us on the next conferences to ask questions in person.

The plugins can be downloaded on MBS’ website as one big package or several smaller ones:

The online documentation can be found here:

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Located in beautiful Nickenich, Germany, MonkeyBread Software is a privately held company founded in 2000 by Christian Schmitz. MonkeyBread Software focuses on the Macintosh, Linux and Windows platforms. With over twenty years as a software developer, Christian’s aim is developing unique and useful utilities, complemented by first-class customer support.

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Christian Schmitz
Monkeybread Software