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CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« on: May 17, 2015, 09:12:02 am »
Hey, everybody!
As I already said, I've been working on a PC version of a CodeWalrus Post Notifier.
The notifier will run on Windows, Linux and Mac.
It's written in C#, without WinForms but with GTK and is 100% Mono compatible. Target framework is .NET 4.0 but could be even lower.

The source code is (yeah, this time I'm publishing source!) available under the MIT Licence at GitHub:
http://github.com/muessigb/CodeWalrii-Notifier/
Additional helping hands are as always welcome!
The only requirements is Xamarin Studio or the OSS alternative to it.


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Re: CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2015, 09:13:49 am »
Cool! How does it notify you of a posts?
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Re: CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2015, 09:15:50 am »
Cool! How does it notify you of a posts?
It'll set your PC on fire and that will trigger the fire alert :P

No I guess there will be an optional sound and the message will pop up on the lower right corner of the screen.
There will also be a main UI which shows the latest 10 posts (or more) and allows to configure the application.
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Re: CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2015, 09:31:24 am »
I'm working on the design of the main window right now.
I don't think anybody has ever seen this design before :P
Here's a screenshot:

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Re: CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2015, 01:32:10 pm »
Looks good will it startup automatically or will you have to launch it? I would like to chose... I guess you could drop it in the start up folder for windows
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Re: CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2015, 01:33:56 pm »
Looks good will it startup automatically or will you have to launch it? I would like to chose... I guess you could drop it in the start up folder for windows
Autostart isn't too hard. I will implement it :)
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Re: CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2015, 01:36:42 pm »
Could there be a choice because I was talking about it for other people because I wouldn't want it since my dad could boot up my computer and see... that would be bad O.O
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Re: CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2015, 01:38:01 pm »
Could there be a choice because I was talking about it for other people because I wouldn't want it since my dad could boot up my computer and see... that would be bad O.O
See all the pr0n :P
No, of course will it be optional.
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Re: CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2015, 01:39:47 pm »
Yeah last time I had something do that it was my unknown to him steam account and it didn't turn out well
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Re: CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2015, 09:02:17 pm »
Post decoding is working  ;D

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Re: CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2015, 09:55:26 pm »
Hey look it's my post :P! Looks awesome can't wait to try it :).
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Re: CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2015, 11:31:19 pm »
I like the result so far. :D Alerts and optional sound are definitively a must, as long as they don't steal window focus (I hate when TI-Nspire Student software does that. The worst part is that it does it three times when the software loads, so you have to sit there waiting 1 minute for it to load, doing nothing.
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Re: CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2015, 11:35:51 pm »
Looks awesome! I can't wait to get this thing on my computer!
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Re: CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2015, 08:15:07 am »
I'll try to finish most of the remaining work today, so that it's ready for release :)
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Re: CodeWalr.us Post Notifier
« Reply #14 on: May 28, 2015, 05:34:09 pm »
Cool to hear. I'm gonna give it a try when I have a chance after it came out :) Is it Windows 7 compatible? (I see the theme but I don't remember if Windows 8 allowed you to use Windows 98/XP/7 themes)
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