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Galcon news application!!! :: Aug 25, 2010 @ 9:24am

Ensign medeman

Joined: Mar 25, 2010
Posts: 2067
Location: Stay Hungry.Stay Foolish

I made a little news application in batch, and it's open source, so feel free to modify.

Version: 0.0.01 open beta.

Download:
[a href="http://dl.dropbox.com/u/6624880/news.zip"]Application[/a]
[a href="http://dl.dropbox.com/u/6624880/examplenews.zip"]Example news[/a]

To edit the news files, use notepad.exe on Windows.

Tested on: Windows XP - working;

Have questions? Ask.

This application may be extended so it includes strategy guides etc.

I wrote it in batch so nearly everyone knows how to modify it!

Mini documentation:

Installation:
1. Download the "news.zip" file and extract it (for example with http://www.7-zip.org/) to an empty folder.

2. Download the newest news file and extract this to the folder too (you can also use "examplenews.zip" to try out).

Update news:
1. Download the latest news.

2. Start "news.bat".

3. When you see command line ("#"), enter "del" to delete the old news.

4. Extract the new news to the application folder.

Read news:
1. When you are on the command line ("#"), enter a news ID (for example 2).

2. The news will show up (if this ID is valid).

Create news:
1. Decide how many news you want to make (for example 3). At the moment you can create up to 5.

2. Create a new file named "config*" with no extension (no .txt etc.), the * is the number of news (1-5).

3. The titles of the news are saved in "title*" files, you may create a "title1" file and edit it with notepad.exe or something else.

4. The news content (long text) is saved in the "news*" files, you may create a "news1" file which includes more information of what's in the "title1" file.

Example:

config2 [means that there are 2 news]

title1 [includes the title of the news], example content: "7 Grand Admirals!"

news1 [includes the news itself], example content: "Now there are 7 Grand Admirals at Fusion!"

title2 [includes the title of news ID2]
news2 [includes the content of news ID2]

5. Zip the files.

6. Upload them here.




Source code:

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post updated on Aug 26, 2010 @ 5:32am
Re: Galcon news application!!! :: Aug 25, 2010 @ 12:46pm

Ensign medeman

Joined: Mar 25, 2010
Posts: 2067
Location: Stay Hungry.Stay Foolish

Seems no one is interested...
Re: Galcon news application!!! :: Aug 25, 2010 @ 12:46pm

Cabin Boy txgangsta

Joined: Mar 12, 2007
Posts: 4001
Location: Texas

I have a mac, sorry.
Re: Galcon news application!!! :: Aug 25, 2010 @ 12:57pm

Ensign medeman

Joined: Mar 25, 2010
Posts: 2067
Location: Stay Hungry.Stay Foolish

I have a Mac too, with OS X and XP
Re: Galcon news application!!! :: Aug 25, 2010 @ 2:00pm

Cabin Boy txgangsta

Joined: Mar 12, 2007
Posts: 4001
Location: Texas

If it is a .exe program, I cannot run it without VNC.
Re: Galcon news application!!! :: Aug 25, 2010 @ 6:09pm

Cabin Boy marky1991

Joined: Nov 8, 2009
Posts: 7238
Location: Douglasville, GA

Deputy
Could you explain its function? I.e. what it does, how it's expected to be used, etc. 

PS: Goto statements? Ew. Couldn't you just use ":call function_name"? It seems that you're just using goto to call what I think are functions anyway. I could be wrong, I've only written one batch file ever and I copied and pasted most of it.
Re: Galcon news application!!! :: Aug 26, 2010 @ 5:34am

Ensign medeman

Joined: Mar 25, 2010
Posts: 2067
Location: Stay Hungry.Stay Foolish

Could you explain its function? I.e. what it does, how it's expected to be used, etc. 

PS: Goto statements? Ew. Couldn't you just use ":call function_name"? It seems that you're just using goto to call what I think are functions anyway. I could be wrong, I've only written one batch file ever and I copied and pasted most of it.

I could do this too, but I always use goto, I think it's easier :D.

I added a mini documentation.
Re: Galcon news application!!! :: Aug 31, 2010 @ 9:38pm

Ensign kingsiege

Joined: Aug 25, 2010
Posts: 1545

Hey this doesnt sound half bad.... But I'm on a mac so....
post updated on Aug 31, 2010 @ 9:38pm

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