so I've created a BOINC vista gadget...

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Jack

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Message 23475 - Posted: 5 Mar 2009, 1:28:26 UTC
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Here are some screenshots...




What is the interest in me releasing this to the public? It would just take a little more work, I'd have to rename it (Boinc-Jack isn't the best name :)) and such...

Any questions on how it works? It should recognize all BOINC projects in the official list as of December 08...
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Message 23499 - Posted: 6 Mar 2009, 22:32:11 UTC
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Looks interesting Jack.

A very good start would be to tell us what it does?

What is it for?

Where is it for?

Why would i use it?

And i personally think that "BOINC-Jack" is a great name!

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Message 23525 - Posted: 8 Mar 2009, 1:35:09 UTC - in response to Message 23499.  

It tracks the progress of all your current tasks. When a task is being worked on, the bar is green, when it is not, the bar is red.

It is mostly just for fun for those people that like to see some sort of progress is actually being made by their computer.

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Message 23547 - Posted: 8 Mar 2009, 21:20:53 UTC

Jack,
I like cool shiny stuff and this looks cool!

You get one vote from me anyway!

I say release it to the public.

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Message 24078 - Posted: 2 Apr 2009, 1:37:35 UTC

It is officially released.

http://thehobbylounge.com/forum/index.php?topic=6417.0
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Message 24082 - Posted: 2 Apr 2009, 15:54:24 UTC
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Where can people download this? Nobody is going to try it if you have to register on that forum.

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Message 24208 - Posted: 10 Apr 2009, 16:21:17 UTC

Ive uploaded it here as well.

www.serenitynowguild.com/BoincMeter.gadget
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Message 26002 - Posted: 14 Jul 2009, 5:33:16 UTC - in response to Message 24208.  

I just tried to download and run this gadget on my Win7 computer, and my Avira Antivirus popped up a warning about two files: boincgadgetv1.html and prefs.html, saying they both contain "HEUR/HTML.Malware suspicious code."
Can someone else check it with a different antivirus to see if it continues to be flagged?
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Message 26005 - Posted: 14 Jul 2009, 16:14:33 UTC - in response to Message 26002.  

boinc status is a good name
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Message 26012 - Posted: 15 Jul 2009, 7:26:56 UTC - in response to Message 26002.  

I opened the gadget and found out why my antivirus flags it: the javascript is obfuscated:

var i,y,x="blahblahblah";y='';for(i=0;i<x.length;i+=2){y+=unescape('%'+x.substr(i,2));}document.write(y);


such an unfriendly way to distribute a gadget, especially since it causes some virus warnings. any chance of getting a plain unobfuscated version?
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