Download Countdown - A quick little program getting a big countdown on your screen. [104 KB]

Countdown Source Code

Download Countdown Source Code [100 KB]


"Why?", you ask. The computer notifies me when I have upcoming calendar events using Google Notifier. But, I tend to miss meetings because the notification is too gentle to actually get me out of my chair. So, I wrote Countdown. Countdown gives me a seconds count-down timer, and when it finally goes off, it plays a sound over and over until I stop it. Much harder to ignore.

Countdown has the Macintosh commands you'd expect:

For a programmer, the interesting things here are:

Version 1.0 - initial release

Xcode 3.1. Apache license.

Compatibility: Macintosh OS X 10.4 or later. Macintosh Intel or PowerPC.

Other Source Code by David Phillip Oster

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