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Python School Alarm Clock

PySchoolClock is an alarm clock that checks your local school closing listings on the Internet. If your school is closed, the alarm clock lets you sleep in.

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  •  02 Jan 2009 07:55

    Release Notes: A feature to limit the maximum number of RSS items read has been added. Many of the constants have been moved to a separate file. The status line on the GUI looks less ugly. A roadmap of future versions has been added.

    •  19 Dec 2008 18:57

      Release Notes: A bug that caused an error if the URL was left blank has been fixed. More descriptive error messages are displayed if the user does not have the required libraries. The readme file has been updated to include the RSS feature.

      •  28 Sep 2008 11:35

        Release Notes: The clock is now able to read a to-do list from an RSS feed. This currently only works on Linux and requires espeak and may be buggy. Leaving "School Name" blank will cause the clock to assume school is open. The "alarm interrupted" message now tells you the time for which the alarm was set.

        •  20 Aug 2008 06:05

          Release Notes: This release has a very basic GUI. Most of the source code has been put inside a class, and reliance on global variables has been removed. The documentation has been updated to cover the new GUI. The readme file and the quickstart guide have been merged.

          •  06 Aug 2008 20:19

            Release Notes: Major improvements to the documentation, including the addition of a quickstart guide. A separate Windows version with an "exe" file has been created. The school name is no longer case sensitive. Alarm time can be entered in either "HH MM" format or "HH:MM" format. A bug that would break the snooze alarm after 23:00 has been fixed. There is minor code cleanup.

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