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DXCanvas 1.1 Beta


This small update brings a proper shadow implementation with blurring, two new functions (textPath and textAlongPath) and a few bug fixes. textAlongPath is still somewhat buggy with multi-segment paths but otherwise works great (see the TextWave demo). I fixed a few problems with arcTo that wasn’t working as specified and made a few changes here […]

DXCanvas – a canvas implementation for DesktopX

Every major browser has support for it, Yahoo! Widgets has support for it, how come there isn’t something for DesktopX? Enter DXCanvas, a DesktopX drawing plugin that implements the Canvas spec (plus some DesktopX-specific additions). How does it work DXCanvas is a DesktopX drawing plugin, which means it takes over drawing for the object it […]

DXVolumeControl / Volume Control for Vista

After finishing the Volume Control widget, I wanted to have something I could actually use. Unfortunately, the current version of DesktopX does not support the new way of changing volume in Vista. Changing volume with the DX API only changes the volume for the DX application (or widget if you are running outside of DesktopX). […]

Volume Control

Volume Control

When I did the DXMouseWheel plugin, it was to be used in a volume control widget. As far as I know, nobody has released one yet, so why not do it myself ? I started from a speaker image shared by vica on DeviantArt in 2002 (he said it was ok to improve on it in […]