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Steampunk Clock Calendar by yereverluvinuncleber Steampunk Clock Calendar by yereverluvinuncleber
As featured on Sony's TV channel - SGNL By Sony Goes Steampunk
www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUxsCU…

** NEW VERSION ** In version 2.8 - The screen now acts as a time machine. As you move backwards through time it will display an image appropriate to the year. 23 images are provided each giving a snapshot in time...

The real changes provided in the latest version are the ability to properly resize the clock, a new day of the week indicator, the slider animation is much slicker, the slider can now be operated with your mouse scroll wheel, reduced cpu usage overall, lower cpu required by the pendulum swing action, many bugs fixed, slicker operation in general, standard 12 hour clock face, a right click menu with plenty of options and links, more documentation and more back end preferences to configure and play with. Some of the graphics have also been improved upon.

This Steam Punk Yahoo Widget is fully functional on your Windows/Mac desktop, a fully working yahoo widget and it can be moved around your desktop looking very steampunk indeed. It tells the date/time in digital and analogue format with a swinging pendulum. It chimes and ticks too. It has full sounds for all operations, has fully working alarms and can be muted at the turn of a crank handle.

It was created using photoshop and an idea from the PC computer game WOTW.

In this game there is a neat idea of time manipulation where the game play is speeded up or slowed down by the use of a one-way time machine. This was done by moving an in-game gadget which displayed a calendar/clock in a very steampunk fashion. This was the source of my limited inspiration. I decided to use it as the visual core of a javascript program and then I realised that I could also create a Yahoo widget from it.

This widget requires Yahoo widgets to operate. Download yahoo widgets from here: desktopwidgets.zenfs.com/4.5.2…

(This downloads the Konfabulator™ SDK and it has all you need to get started without all the other widgets that normally come wrapped up too).

The Mac version of the Yahoo widget engine is here:

desktopwidgets.zenfs.com/4.5.2…

This widget works with Windows XP SP3 and has been tested on Vista, Windows 7 and Mac OS/X.

This steampunk clock looks jolly nice on a steampunk desktop with Rocketdock using my steampunk icons.

The Instructions for the Steampunk Clock/Calendar Widget are here: lightquick.co.uk/instructions-…
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justakiwi Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014
How do I change the clock to AM? The time is correct but it should be showing PM.
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yereverluvinuncleber Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014
Are you referring to the AM/PM display bottom right? -

In that case, you don't - the clock does that automatically. If it is displaying PM when it is AM then you have a problem with your system time setting. The code is this:

   if (preferences.hrPref.value === "12hr") {
       if (hr > 12) {
           hr = (hr - 12);
       }
       if (hr === 0) {
           hr = 12;
           am_pm = 'am';
       } else if (hr < 12) {
           am_pm = 'am';
       } else if (hr === 12) {
           am_pm = 'pm';
       } else if (hr > 12) {
           am_pm = 'pm';
       }
   } else { // 24hr
       if (hr < 12) {
           am_pm = 'am';
       } else if (hr === 12) {
           am_pm = 'pm';
       } else if (hr > 12) {
           am_pm = 'pm';
       }
   }
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NolweNamiel Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013
I love this widget!  It reminds me of staying with my grandfather and listening to his clock with Westminster chimes. Love 
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:iconyereverluvinuncleber:
Glad.
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arteandreas Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Thats great! Clap Love it! Well done!Nod Hi! 
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:iconyereverluvinuncleber:
latest version - fixes bugs - now to create an Xwidget version
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Bikerbloke Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012
Downloaded this and it's running right now on my desktop. Had to turn off that ticking clock though, coould see that being VERY annoying after a few minutes, but that's just a personal preference for me.

Anyway many thanks for the lovely creation that really is very clever. Fav'ed as well.

Toodlepip.
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:iconyereverluvinuncleber:
Well, that is why all my widgets with sound have the option to mute. Glad you like it though. Have fun with all of them.
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mistersingh Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
Very nice work :squee:
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:iconyereverluvinuncleber:
Have fun with it.
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