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WiFi Info Docklet for ObjectDock


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#1 Smaky

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Posted 19 May 2008 - 10:44 PM

C++ Docklet using Native Windows WiFi API & Winsock 2 to retrieve and portray WiFI connection & signal strength.

By clicking on the docklet's icon it shows detailed information on the curren WiFi connection.

This is my very first docklet. It might still be buggy.

I have updated the Docklet with a few new capabilities. Now it will:

- It now supports Unicode (needs testing)
- Left-click & hold causes the docklet to spawn the "Command" configured.
- New information on the Network Adapter properties is shown (IP Address, MAC Address & Network Mask)
- The Docklet shows information on the currently connected WiFi Network:
+ Dynamic image of the current signal strength
+ Numeric % value of the signal strenght (configurable)
+ SSID (configurable)
+ IP Address (configurable)
- Detailed Dialog with information on the Wi-Fi Connection & Network Adapter
+ 08/01/2008 - Added External IP Address resolutions by querying a configurable URL (like checkip.dyndns.org), information shown at the detailed configuration settings
+ Optimized icons for smaller download.
+ 02/28/2010 - I have updated my very first docklet to facilitate skinning (reduced number of images needed) and added font color/skin selection items. Fixed a few bugs here and there.

Please give it a try and send me any comments or suggestions.

It is available for download from this post.

Thanks!

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Edited by Smaky, 28 February 2010 - 07:59 AM.

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#2 GameBoyzGB

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Posted 19 May 2008 - 11:24 PM

Very nice. Works great with RK Launcher. Good Job! Thanks
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#3 ghor

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Posted 27 June 2008 - 10:29 PM

Yay from me, too.
Also using RKLauncher - on XP.

Thanks alot for that beautiful docklet.

~alex
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