Guide to converting Yahoo Widgets to Xwidget Pt1Part I of a seven part series
So, a how-to for converting a working Yahoo widget to an Xwidget in order to obtain a functionally identical widget on an alternative platform. Why bother? That's a question... Well, Yahoo widgets are technically obsolete as Yahoo have withdrawn support though none of the technologies they use are actually in danger of just stopping working, it is just that coding for an obsolete platform is a little depressing. It makes more sense to code for an environment that is technically still alive.
Xwidget, despite the one and only developer (Tony) being absent from his product for two years, is still supposedly being developed (version 1.96 just released!), so it is certainly more alive than the old dependable Yahoo widget engine that is no longer supported by anyone (despite still being the best out there). So, if I was going to convert any of my old yahoo widgets it would be to convert it into an Xwidget. It really helps that both the Yahoo widget engine
Spectre and DeviantArt users update Windows todayUPDATED: Added comprehensive lists of CPUs affected, Intel, ARM and AMD, ARM situation updated, Intel Microcode patch problems *4, re-organised certain paragraphs.
I've written this tutorial/journal item for all Deviantart users. Most of us use computers now to create our art and so what follows is really ultra-relevant to all of us. I have tried to distil the important facts regarding the Spectre/Meltdown exploits and how they might affect you. There are a lot of words here but please don't let let that put you off. You need to read and understand at least some of it as it WILL affect you.
There exists a nasty set of issues that will affect almost all Windows, Apple or Android systems, this is a CPU exploit that all the major o/s makers are attempting to fix today even though it isn't their fault... There is a processor flaw in almost all CPUs used in our computers that simply put, allows rogue programs to read private data. You will hear two names, Spect
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