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Archive for the ‘WINAPI’ Category

The Desktop Dog – loading Fallout2 frm files

I like Fallout. Since 10 years I still play Fallout2 at least once a year. And I got an idea to use Fallout characters for my desktop application. I decided to get original FRM files, add them as application resources and then convert them to bitmaps. It took just a few minutes to find FRM […]

The Desktop Cat

Last week my good friend and colleague showed me TopCat – an old windows program (1991!) that draws on a desktop the cat running after the mouse cursor. The idea was so simple and the character so nice, so I couldn’t resist to remake this old program using layered windows. I also wanted to use […]

Desktop Clocks strike back!

I wanted to create application that will always be on top of my screen, but will not bother me when I work with the other windows behind it. It could be some kind of desktop clocks. It was not so difficult to implement: I decided to use pure WINAPI, so solution was clear – to […]