Zmanim Clock Applet Alpha Release

A while ago, Dr. Irv Bromberg mentioned to me, that my Zmanim API was in use in the Astronomical Clock Applet created by Ali Adams. The applet was a modification to Antony Pranata’s clock applet that displayed Islamic prayer times. Apparently the Zmanim API was so flexible that without any modification it was able to be used for generating “zmanim” well beyond anything I had envisioned. At Dr. Bromberg’s suggestion I modified the clock applet to display zmanim. Using the same Google Map API used in the Calendar Generator, I created the Zmanim Clock page. The clock on the Clock page is very configurable, and allows selection of the location, zmanim etc. I contacted Antony Pranata, the original author of the clock who allowed my to release it under the GPL. An easy to use downloadable version will be made available in the near future. For those who think that the clock is upside down, there are more than enough configuration options to tweak the clock to your heart’s content.

2 thoughts on “Zmanim Clock Applet Alpha Release”

  1. Ali,
    Firstly I moved your response to this more relevant post. As far as the Hong Kong timezone, the Zmanim Applet has not location database, but relies on the user manually selecting a location and a Java Timezone. As far as I can tell there is no Java issue with a Hong Kong time zone. Can you elaborate on the IE7 issue? I tested this in IE8 and ran into no issue.

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