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Welcome to Goat 1000 - this is where you'll find some of the bits and pieces of software that I cobble together for fun. Please feel free to download them and try them out. All this stuff is freeware, no guarantee that it will do anything, etc. (though if it does fail to do anything, please let me know!)
This new version of JPEG Saver doesn't have a lot of new stuff in it, but does add a couple of things that people have asked me for lately.
The first is a new image selection mode available from the drop-down list on the main tab. The new mode is called “Alphanumeric” and sorts the list of images by filename, ignoring the folders in a similar way to the “Chronological” mode. The selection is also sorted by file date and time, so if you have multiple files called e.g. “15.jpg”, they will be displayed in order of age.
The second change is a new background mode. Actually, it's two new background modes, since I couldn't decide which worked better and decided to include both. They are called “Image average” and “Image edge average”, and both fill the background with a solid colour. The first one chooses a colour by averaging the colours of all the pixels in the foreground image, and the second looks at a 2-pixel border around the edge of the foreground image and averages the colours it finds there.
SVGGraph 2.16 is not a huge update, but it does include a new graph type and several changes that I have been asked about over the last few months. There are a couple of bugs fixed too.
The new graph type is a stacked and grouped bar graph, for when some of your data adds up and some should be compared. That's a terrible description. I'll try an example.
I picked these numbers out of thin air to produce a nice graph, so don't try to figure out what they are showing. The graph shows four datasets, with the first and second drawn in a stack with red and blue gradients and the third and fourth datasets drawn in a stack with red and blue polkadot patterns.
A quick bug-fix version of TagCanvas this time, with no new features to talk about.
The first bug fixed is the Update and Reload functions failing to update the background or border colours of tags when the background colour of the link has changed (and it is used as the source of colour). This is not so much a bug, more a case of me forgetting to add the support in when I added the tag backgrounds and borders. It's fixed, anyway.
The next bug would cause the script to crash out when using
clickToFront and tooltips. Attempting to find the text to display
for the active tag was throwing an exception, so now TagCanvas does not attempt
to display any tooltips for a tag that is being moved by the RotateTag
- JPEG Saver - A screen saver for Windows that displays JPEG, PNG and BMP images.
- SVGGraph - A PHP library for generating SVG graphs.
- CRCDropper - A drag and drop CRC32 calculator.
- CRCDropper2 - Another drag and drop CRC32 calculator.
- CRCDropper3 - « see if you can guess what this does ».
- TrayBlank - a small utility for starting the screen saver from the system tray.
- Shuffler - a small utility for managing windows.
- Snow - a web page background snowfall, using the HTML5 canvas element.
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