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2006-04-03

OINK Dashboard Widget

OINK has an XML-RPC interface for "remote control" (e.g., an external application can instruct OINK to load a data source). It is also possible to get some basic data - the status of the cache, effectively.

OINK Status Dashboard Widget

I wanted to experiment with building a MacOS X Dashboard Widget. What better way to do this than to build a special widget to show the status of OINK's cache. The finished widget basically makes an XML-RPC call from JavaScript to OINK, gets back a struct with various status data, and fills an HTML table with this data. The whole thing took less than one hour to build.

OK, so I went a bit crazy with PhotoShop when editing the background graphic...

Posted by ora at 19:32

Comments

where is the url for the wilbur widget?!

Posted by: davidf01 at May 24, 2006 01:18 PM

opps ... delete first post ;-)

i meant to say:

where is the the ul for the oink widget?!

Posted by: davidf01 at May 24, 2006 01:19 PM