…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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