[Newbies] Building a remote count down clock
andy.burnett at knowinnovation.com
Sun Nov 8 17:13:02 UTC 2009
Thanks very much for your offer. I am going to work on the networking part
first - that seems trickiest - and then come back to the actual clock. In
the meantime, I will download your clock and see what I can learn from you
On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 06:34, <pascal.vollmer at nexgo.de> wrote:
> Hi Andy,
> if I can help for the presentation part (not for the networking part), let
> me know. I've built an analog clock with some additional features (see
> www.squeaksource.com/AnalogClock). One feature is to show a specific
> duration (with start and stop time) as a morph embedded in the clock's dial.
> When the event has started I shrink its morph each minute. When stop time is
> reached the morph disappears. Right now this behavior is triggered by
> dropping an iCal-information on the clock.
> Kind regards,
> ----- Original Nachricht ----
> Von: Andy Burnett <andy.burnett at knowinnovation.com>
> An: Squeak list <beginners at lists.squeakfoundation.org>
> Datum: 06.11.2009 00:11
> Betreff: [Newbies] Building a remote count down clock
> > Hello
> > I want to build a count down clock that will be used for presenters at an
> > upcoming conference. The important point is that the clock needs to be
> > started and stopped by the 'admin' guy, but displayed on one or more
> > screens
> > for the speaker.
> > My initial thought was to do it in seaside. However, I then wondered
> > whether
> > it would be better to build it all in Squeak. The benefit of the Squeak
> > approach (I am guessing) is that I could somehow broadcast to the
> > images that I wanted them to start/stop, rather than have them polling
> > every
> > second. Obviously, the app is tiny, so in practical terms it doesn't
> > either way, but I am now curious about how I might communicate the
> > start/stop messages over the network to the images. Is this relatively
> > easy
> > in Squeak?
> > cheers
> > Andy
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