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Web Intellistar Emulator
« on: November 16, 2017, 09:15:28 PM »
Hello all,

I'm new to this forum and not familiar with how things work around here so pardon my mistakes. I've been working on an intellistar emulator that runs natively in a web browser. It is far from finished but wanted to share it and see what you guys think. One thing I'm missing is all the icons so I would really appreciate if anyone could send me those in SVG format. Below is the link to download and source code.

All the information including instructions and screenshots can be found here:
https://github.com/qconrad/intellistar-emulator

Thanks
« Last Edit: November 16, 2017, 09:19:30 PM by vortexshedding »

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Re: Web Intellistar Emulator
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2017, 10:31:43 PM »
The emulator is awesome! :thrilled: I kinda want to see whats next in the development. Good Luck :happy:

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Re: Web Intellistar Emulator
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2017, 08:07:05 AM »
 :clap: Amazing!
You are so talented!
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Re: Web Intellistar Emulator
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2017, 05:26:25 PM »
Is there any reason why the icons need to be in a .SGV file format? (I'm not trying to be rude or picky) The only icons in a .SGV file is from the TWC Website ,but they cannot be distributed or used because of copyright issues.

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Re: Web Intellistar Emulator
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2017, 05:51:27 PM »
Is there any reason why the icons need to be in a .SGV file format? (I'm not trying to be rude or picky) The only icons in a .SGV file is from the TWC Website ,but they cannot be distributed or used because of copyright issues.

Well, I supposed they don't have to be SVG format. But it is preferred because they take up less space, are faster to load, and scale perfectly on any size display. JSON icons would work similarly too. But at this point, I would be happy to have the animated icons in any format.

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Re: Web Intellistar Emulator
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2017, 05:39:51 PM »
 I made a video testing your emulator : https://youtu.be/3wM-6PFOlc4, its awesome i also mentioned in the video that its in Beta , i also added some Christmas music for my own entertainment ,  i really you hope finish this into a complete version. Good Luck :)
« Last Edit: December 03, 2017, 05:45:24 PM by Branden123 »
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Re: Web Intellistar Emulator
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2017, 12:41:16 AM »
I made a video testing your emulator : https://youtu.be/3wM-6PFOlc4, its awesome i also mentioned in the video that its in Beta , i also added some Christmas music for my own entertainment ,  i really you hope finish this into a complete version. Good Luck :)

Thanks for testing and sharing. The Christmas music is also a nice touch. I think I'm going to add more settings like custom backgrounds, music, crawl text, etc. A lot of the development is waiting on icons but stay tuned for updates. ;)

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Re: Web Intellistar Emulator
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2017, 10:10:34 AM »
Well, the backgrounds and crawl text is easy. You can just replace the files with a picture with certain dimensions. Crawl text, you can just go into the code and locate it.
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Re: Web Intellistar Emulator
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2017, 10:20:53 AM »
Well, the backgrounds and crawl text is easy. You can just replace the files with a picture with certain dimensions. Crawl text, you can just go into the code and locate it.

That's true. I wanted to make it easy to be able to change it. But I figured I would throw it into the UI so people don't have to fiddle with JavaScript and replace 10 backgrounds and 11 music files.

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Re: Web Intellistar Emulator
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2017, 06:10:33 PM »
 thank you so much for the update 
 2 questions:
will the now slide have the current conditions , wind , gusts , feels like etc. in future development? will the radar have two different views  in a non - alert situation?
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Re: Web Intellistar Emulator
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2017, 07:29:41 PM »
thank you so much for the update 
 2 questions:
will the now slide have the current conditions , wind , gusts , feels like etc. in future development? will the radar have two different views  in a non - alert situation?

Yes, all of that information on the current conditions are coming. As far as the page order and timings, I couldn't find a pattern in what pages are shown when and how long as they seem to be inconsistent when I was watching some YouTube videos. All I know is that they all total up to 60 seconds so that they end with the music. The page order and timings, I kind of just made up. They are the first 4 lines of js/script.js if you would like to mess with them. Let me know if you find a better order or timings.