Entries from July 2008

Obtained the authorization from HKO

Monday, July 21. 2008

Today, received the authorization from HKO on reproduce/re-disseminate their weather information.

In addition, HKO also provided a detailed documentation on how their information is organized in the HTML files, such that programmer can collect the information accurately. Those information is very useful, and this will lead to some minor enhancements to the HKWW.

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HKWW is available for installation at

Thursday, July 17. 2008

Although it is still marked as experimental, HKWW is now available for installation at AMO.

Day 3 : 經已完成 並進入測試

Monday, July 14. 2008

上圖為在 EeePC 701 上 FireFox 運行的 Screen-shot

  • Ubuntu 8.04 LTS + FireFox 3.0
  • Windows XP + FireFox 3.0
  • Windows XP + FireFox

近日天氣這麼不穩定, 相信會是測試的好時候。

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Day 2 : 已經能運作, 但有幾個問題要解決

Sunday, July 13. 2008

今天天文台發出雷暴警告, HKWW  已能成功顯示。
基本的流程和 function 都可以算是已經完成, 但有幾個問題須要解決。

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Day 1 : 不消一天已初步成形

Saturday, July 12. 2008

真的要多謝 Extension Wizard 的幫助, 使得像我這些新手馬上就能架起基本的框架展開工作。

今天的目標是在 Status-bar 中能顯示圗示和用 XMLHttpRequest 從天文台取得現正生效的警告。
MDC 中的技術文件都頗為詳細, 所以沒有什麼大的問題。

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Day 0 : Hong Kong Weather Warnings

Thursday, July 10. 2008

在六月廿八日 出席了 Firefox 3 Hong Kong Kick-off Party

, 會中三位 Firefox extension developer : Haggen, Chris Chan 和 網絡暴民, 均介紹了他們自己開發的 extension. 並說開發一個 extension 其實好容易, 和寫一般網頁差不多。

就是這樣, 便引起我去開發一個 extension 的興趣 。。。

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