Windows Registry is the heart and soul of your computer, and can change the applications when you right-mouse-click your desktop, to remembering your window position. This book show the fundamental programming parts that work with Xojo to change the registry with your program. With great power comes great responsibility — always backup your computer before making changes!
This book I Wish I Knew How to… Program Windows 10 Registry with Xojo shows how to perform multiple changes (CRUD) with the registry.
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 examples with both pure Xojo code and also this book has a module which contains the Delcare API's to further increase your programming options.
The book's Table Of Contents can be viewed on the author's website at http://scispec.ca and click on the Books menu.
There are over 10 chapters with more than 180 pages with over 50 example programs.
Some of the examples are CRUD (Create, Read, Update, and Delete) functions with the registry, using the declare examples has the ability to read and write to and from the many registry types, such as REG_MULTI_SZ, REG_EXPAND_SZ, REG_DWORD_BIG_ENDIAN, REG_DWORD_LITTLE_ENDIAN, and REG_BINARY. The book is in PDF format with example chapter folders containing Xojo source code and running examples.
Update: The Windows Registry book has a hexadecimal REG_BINARY type example added (Example 5-14).
It is assumed that you have an intermediate understanding of both the Windows OS, registry, and of the Xojo language.
This ebook is a pdf formatted document and all examples include Xojo code.