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Timer / Time script

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Timer / Time script

Postby jannerman » Mon Jul 20, 2009 1:30 am

Hi,
I am looking to bulid a 'timer' or reminder software that sits in the system tray and when the 'times comes' activates a noise and displays some text , opens a link or something along those lines.

Any suggestions on what to use i.e Vb script or does anyone know of a decent plugin for such an application.

Thanks in advance

Janner
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Postby beno » Mon Jul 20, 2009 5:52 am

Hi Janner,

Wellcome to NeoBook.

You do not need plugins to do that. NeoBook has all the components required to create powerful applications.

One idea could be to use a timer object, set a timer interval to let´s say 10 seconds and check if the current time is the time you are looking for... and do the desired actions.

Maybe you can tie this idea to a NeoBookDB database so you can have N events easily.

Check the timer object documentation, start your code and post your problems here. This forum counts with professional and skilled NeoBookers that will help you.

Good luck!

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