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Developer Library Search

Developer Library Search

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Dashcode Tips

Dashcode Tips

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Adding Search Functionality

Adding Search Functionality

Use the inspector to look for onsearch, type in there: search(event) Hit Enter – Done !

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Dashcode Tips

Dashcode Tips

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The iPhone SDK !

The iPhone SDK !

The new iPhone SDK in Dashcode allows you to create Web Applications for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It provides three templates: Custom, Browser and RSS. It provides you with fields to specify how to handle orientation changes and zooming. There is a Home Screen icon editor. Here is how the Browser template looks when(…)

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Refreshing a Widget

Refreshing a Widget

A tough reference to find is keyboard shortcuts within Mac OS X Dashboard. I’m not talking about launching Dashboard – everyone knows you can set “hot keys” or mouse corners to trigger that. I’m referring to keyboard shortcuts once your in Dashboard view. To refresh a specific widget, click on the widget once, and hit(…)

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Key Combos !

Key Combos !

Startup: Press X during startup – Force Mac OS X startupPress Option-Command-Shift-Delete during startup – Bypass primary startup volume and seek a different startup volume (such as a CD or external disk)Press C during startup – Start up from a CD that has a system folderPress N during startup – Attempt to start up from(…)

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Sample Codes for Dashcode !

Sample Codes for Dashcode !

Dashboard is a display and management system for Mac OS X desktop utilities, called widgets. Developers can create widgets, such as a clock or a calculator,to provide functionality that doesn’t require the complexity of a large application. Dashcode Sample Codes: Hello WorldIntroductory Dashboard widget example(HTML) (DMG) (ZIP) FortuneDeprecated – Demonstrates use of a widget plug-in(HTML)(DMG)(ZIP)(…)

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WDGTPROJ – IT’S ALL ABOUT DASHCODE

WDGTPROJ – IT’S ALL ABOUT DASHCODE

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Sample Codes for Dashcode

Sample Codes for Dashcode

Dashboard is a display and management system for Mac OS X desktop utilities, called widgets. Developers can create widgets, such as a clock or a calculator,to provide functionality that doesn’t require the complexity of a large application. Dashcode Sample Codes: Hello WorldIntroductory Dashboard widget example(HTML) (DMG) (ZIP) FortuneDeprecated – Demonstrates use of a widget plug-in(HTML)(DMG)(ZIP)(…)

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Dashcode Video Tutorials

Dashcode Video Tutorials

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Refreshing a Widget

Refreshing a Widget

To refresh a specific widget, click on the widget once, and hit Command + R.You’ll notice a very cool “swirl” effect, which almost looks like a hurricane on a radar screen: Every widget you refresh will perform this “swirl” action, and subsequently refresh the widget content.If you’re wondering what widget this was that I refreshed, it’s(…)

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…more Dashcode Tips !

…more Dashcode Tips !

The “Get Info” window is one true hidden gem in Mac OS X. One of the features you will find in Get Info is an option called “Stationery Pad”, which basically allows you to create a template out of virtually any file. You can imagine how useful this will be, especially if you always have(…)

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Cookie-stamping Files

Cookie-stamping Files

The “Get Info” window is one true hidden gem in Mac OS X. One of the features you will find in Get Info is an option called “Stationery Pad”, which basically allows you to create a template out of virtually any file. You can imagine how useful this will be, especially if you always have(…)

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How to Make a Dashboard Widget with Dashcode

How to Make a Dashboard Widget with Dashcode

Dashcode is a feature introduced in the Mac OS X (v. 10.5) Leopard, which allows you to create your own “widgets” at the touch of a button, even if you have no experience with Java Script code. A “widget” is an icon on your screen that allows you quick and easy access to various kinds(…)

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Generic Ajax Widget

Generic Ajax Widget

As part of this article, I’ve included a generic Ajax widget that simply grabs a URL and parses out a small section of the DOM that I’m interested in.It’s a good jumping off point to get going with an Ajaxified widget. Download generic Ajax widget Download the source Dashcode Ajax project Getting Dashcode If you’ve(…)

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Introducing Dashcode

Introducing Dashcode

Now in Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Dashcode lets you quickly and easily build elegant and compelling Dashboard widgets.Created to meet the need of widget developers, Dashcode combines powerful visual layout tools with a code editor, debugger, and comprehensive package management into a world-class integrated development environment.It lets you easily and quickly create powerful and(…)

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