Creating Mac Widgets with Dashcode

Creating Mac Widgets with Dashcode

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In over 100 pages, you will learn to create and use widgets using Dashcode. Widgets are simple, typically small applications for a specific purpose, such as a weather report, a calculator, a stock quote, and the like that reside on the Mac Dashboard. Building these before Dashcode was time consuming though not hard; but now, you can whip up a Widget fast. Creating Mac Widgets with Dashcode teaches you how. Updated for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard The fast and easy way to learn to build Widgets. Youa€™ll be building Widgets in an hour. Dashcode makes widget development simple. What youa€™ll learn Basics of Dashcode development Using templates Using JavaScript for more complex Widgets Including user input in your Widget Using scripting with your Widget Importing data into your Widget Who this book is for Anyone interested in taking a shot at doing widgets. Widgets are easy and are quite popular, so there are a lot of hackers interested in doing it. Widgets can be built for a usera€™s specific needs, and you dona€™t need to be a programmer to do it. Table of Contents Widgets in a Hurry Widgets Without Worry: Using Dashcode Widget Templates: Thinking Out of the Box Super Widgets with a Little JavaScript Your Widgets: Over the TopFree l A store, a player. and a way to get download for Mac + PC- music and more on your iPod. lPhone. and Apple TV. Sync with the new iPod nano (third generation). lPod classic. and iPod touch. plus lTl-lla#39;les create custom ringtonesanbsp;...

Title:Creating Mac Widgets with Dashcode
Author:William Murray, Chris Pappas
Publisher:Apress - 2008-04-30


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