© 2004-2012 by Stephan Eichhorn, Scirius Development • 04107 Leipzig, Simsonstr. 5, Germany

   DateTimeXtra 2.0.0

About DateTimeXtra

DateTimeXtra is a crossplatform scripting xtra for Macromedia/Adobe Director.

It extends LINGO by numerous functions to get information related to the current date and time.
You can now Monitor the CPU load and the xtra implements a high resolution timer (Microseconds or better) .
Now included is support for Universal Time (UTC), Timezone information and a few astronomical functions, like the phases of the moon.

 

System Requirements

MacOS9 

MacOSX 10.3
Macromedia Director 9 (MX), Director 10 (MX2004), Adobe Director 11 and above

Windows
Macromedia Director 5 - 10, Adobe Director 11 and above

Version 1.0.0 of DateTimeXtra supports Windows 3.1 as well as the classic MacOS in 68K and PPC architecture.

 

Pricing, Licensing and Purchase

DateTimeXtra is distributed as shareware at a price of 29 € for all platforms.

Before you order your copy of DateTimeXtra you should read the license agreement carefully.

All orders are processed by shareit on a secure ordering system. You may want to visit their web site first. Many other xtra developers sell their products there.

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Note: The functions of the previous freeware version of DateTimeXtra can still be used free of charge and without registration.

Download

The following downloads of DateTimeXtra are available.
The downloads contain all versions of the xtra, demo movies and the cross platform files.

Macintosh Disc Image DateTimeXtra.dmg
Zip File DateTimeXtra.zip

 

Interface

xtra DateTimeXtra -- version 2.0.0
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-- this Xtra returns date and time related information
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-- (c) 1997-2008 by Stephan Eichhorn, Scirius Development
-- e-mail: dtx@scririus.com
-- WWW: http://www.scirius.com

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-- general functions --
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* dtpAbout -- show the about box
* dtpVersion -- returns the version
* dtpRegister string user, string sn -- register the xtra

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-- free functions --
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* GetSeconds -- get the seconds (0...59)
* GetMinutes -- get the minutes (0...59)
* GetHours -- get the hours (0...23)
* GetDay -- get the day (1...31)
* GetMonth -- get the month (1...12)
* GetYear -- get the year
* GetWeekDay -- get the weekday (0...6) 0=sunday

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-- professional functions --
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* dtpGetLocalTime -- get the local time as list
* dtpGetUTCTime -- get the UTC time as list

* dtpDateToJulian integer year, integer month, float day
* dtpDateListToJulian any proplist
* dtpJulianToDate float jd

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-- performance & profiling functions --
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* dtpGetCPUTime
* dtpGetAppTime
* dtpGetMicroSeconds
* dtpGetTimerFrequency
* dtpSleep integer ms

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-- astronomical functions --
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* dtpGetMoonPhase float jd
* dtpGetMoonPercent float jd
* dtpGetMoonPosition float jd
* dtpGetSunPosition float jd
* dtpGetSign float lon
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-- miscellaneous functions --
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* dtpIsLeapYear integer y
* GetWeekDayOfDate integer Y, integer M, integer D
* dtpGetGeoLocation
* dtpGetEasterSunday integer y
* dtpGetTimeZoneInfo