Tuesday, May 13, 2008

WWDC 2008 Countdown Widget

Last years WWDC widget is stunning but the 2008 version making the rounds is awful, the guy has basically set the date and added some text to the default countdown widget design. I have made widgets before the Dashcode days so I thought this would be a good chance to try something new. Its basically just a fully customized countdown widget for the 2008 World Wide Developers Conference with extra code that opens websites in your default browser when their buttons are clicked. Check it out and let me know what you think! Oh and its free, everyone loves free stuff! It's also the first mac project I have announced on this blog, it is a good day! :)


Update: The widget is now on the Apple Dashboard Downloads page here. Unfortunately the images wont show up on the page which basically defeats the point of submitting it for the site in the first place. But hey if I get a few more downloads means a few more people will see my blog :)


pinchies said...

Hey, Nice Job!
Much nicer than the other one.
~pinchies,melbourne :-)

Anonymous said...

Cheers Bro!

Great to see you like it, you didnt have any issues running it or anything?

Hey do you have a blog or site, id be glad to link to it!

Alex Mills

Ivan Peters said...

What time is this counting down to? By my calculation it is counting down to 9pm on the 9th, my local time - which is 2am on the 9th San Francisco time.

The other one appears to be counting down to 9pm on the 8th (San Francisco time).

Anonymous said...

Hey Ivan,

You have found something that I forgot to fix, The date is set to the 9th but the time is 5:00PM, I was meant to change it before I released it. Sorry for the inconvenience, I hope the widget is till some use for you :)