News & Blogs - Different District

Description: The Different District widget is an RSS widget for retrieving news from the Different District's RSS feed for news. This widget helps users to get quick and easy access to the latest news and reviews from the Different District.

This widget was designed and written by John Tylko, with testing by Keith Smolar, and using RSS scripts by Mark Wilton-Jones.
Author: jtylko
Version: 3.0
New in v3.0:
-Auto-updating
-Gets news on load
-Much smaller GUI
Uploaded on: August 3rd 2005 at 5:53 PM
Rating: (3 stars)   [Show Detailed Ratings]
Downloads: 3547 (all versions), 106 (this version)
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For the scroll bar issue, you could "teach yourself" by studying the code from the scrollbar of the Gmail Checker widget or the Wikipedia Widget. This is assuming you don't have a Tiger build. If you do, just study the code from the Phonebook widget, or the Dictionary widget

Posted by: thealbinosheep on Apr 25, 05 (4:38 AM) for version 1.0 (previous version)  

or, you can "study" the widget sdk (if you have it)

Posted by: dontcarez111 on Apr 25, 05 (5:25 AM) for version 1.0 (previous version)  

Sorry man. There's just a lot that could be improved on, starting with the submit button and scroll bars.

Posted by: tristanmace11 on May 01, 05 (6:37 AM) for version 1.0 (previous version)   View Detailed Rating

Dashboard Programming Guide
http://developer.apple.com/documentation/AppleApplications/Conceptual/Dashboard_Tutorial/index.html

Also have a look at the example code which comes with Mac OS 10.4. There is an example for the scrollbar issue and you are free to use that code for your own widget.

Posted by: Walker on May 01, 05 (1:19 PM) for version 1.0 (previous version)  

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