How to get started making a Skin?

Discussion in 'Weather Watcher - Skins' started by clip, Jun 6, 2008.

  1. clip

    clip New Member

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    I just want a simple skin to display the current temp and the upcoming highs and lows (rain forecasts and tornado alerts are big pluses too). This will be displayed in a corner of a standard television so text has to be big to be readable.

    I thought it would be easy enough to crop out all the other goodies for my purpose, but I'm not sure how to get started. I tried copying the "splendid" directory and making changes, but nothing is different when I restart the app.

    It would sure be great if there was a guide for dummies like me. I've have gotten my feet wet with css and javascript, maybe I just need a push in the right direction. Thanks!
     
  2. Yan

    Yan New Member

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    Please document the skins API. I'm also looking to change the skins.
     
  3. siliconman01

    siliconman01 Well-Known Member

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    Mike,

    Is it practical for you to create a routine that would automatically convert WW skins to install/run on WWL?

    The WW Vista skin is particularly nice IMO :thumbright:

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  4. msinger

    msinger Administrator
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    siliconman01, that would be tough since all of the skins are very different. I'll build a very simple skin example so others can use it as a template to get started.