Category: DesktopX

  • DockletX 1.2

    DockletX has been updated with support for ObjectDock 2. DockletX is a DesktopX plugin that allows you to use ObjectDock docklets on your desktop. Full changelog Add support for ObjectDock 2 Blacklist Weather docklet (it doesn’t work outside of ObjectDock as-is) You can download DockletX from Wincustomize.

  • Weather Script Component

    Hey all! For the past few days, I’ve been working on a weather script component. It takes the form of an independent .wsc script file that you reference in your widget script (setting up license info and registering callbacks), calling a few methods and getting weather/location/alert data in the form of a script object with […]

  • Extended System Control plugin for DesktopX

    The plan for this plugin is to include all system-related functionality that isn’t already available in the DesktopX System namespace.   Download You can download a test version here (set to expire on 10/5/2009). If you have ideas for stuff to add to this plugin, feel free to post them on the DesktopX 4.x request […]

  • DXInstance: command line & single instance plugin for DesktopX

    This is a very small plugin for DesktopX that exposes command line information in your scripts, allowing you to act on certain parameters. It also adds a new callback that is called when another instance is started and gives you its command line arguments. Use associate a gadget to a custom file type and be […]

  • DXTaskbar7: a DesktopX plugin to access Windows 7 taskbar extensions

    With Windows 7 a few months away, it was time to bring some of the new features to DesktopX. One of the things gadgets could really benefit from is the new extended taskbar. It has a few new options such as jump lists, tasks, thumbnails toolbars, icon overlays, progress bars and thumbnails. DXTaskbar7 is a […]

  • Animator Script Component 1.1

    A small update for the Animator Component is now available. Changes from the internal version have been merged and a new method to remove all animations related to a specific object has been added. The Animator Sample now has checkboxes to enable/disable a specific animation and the requested script “export” has been added. You can […]

  • DXCanvas 2.0

    I released an update for DXCanvas yesterday. This new version is in sync with the latest Canvas specifications. Error handling has been overhauled and is now closer to the spec (some things still aren’t the same as we are not running inside a browser and thus do not have access to a real DOM tree). […]

  • DockletX

    DockletX is a plugin for DesktopX that allows you to run ObjectDock docklets on your Desktop. It implements the ObjectDock Docklet host interface and can load pretty much any docklets built for ObjectDock. A few things are not implemented at this time: Attention animations (such as glow or bounce) Export (running as a gadget is […]

  • Animator Script Component for DesktopX

    I have this animation script I wrote 2 years ago for a widget (that I never finished), and I recently got back to work on a package tracking widget that is going to use some part of it. Still 70% of the script is never going to be used and I don’t want to throw […]

  • DXCanvas 1.1

    The final 1.1 version of DXCanvas is now available directly from here or on Wincustomize. There is now two new functions available from script allowing you to suspend the canvas drawing updates. This allows you to do all the drawing necessary for a frame of animation and refresh the canvas at the end, instead of […]