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Countdown clock which counts down to a given date and time

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A timer widget which counts down to a specified date and time and sends an event to the server when the given point of time is reached. For example, give your users a visual representation of scheduled tasks ("Check for new mails in 9 minutes and 23 seconds").

Sample code

CountdownClock clock = new CountdownClock();
Calendar c = Calendar.getInstance();
c.set(2012, 12, 21, 0, 0, 0);
clock.setDate(c.getTime());
clock.setFormat("%d days, %h hours, %m minutes and %s seconds");
package org.vaadin.kim.countdownclock;

import java.util.Calendar;

import org.vaadin.kim.countdownclock.CountdownClock.EndEventListener;

import com.vaadin.Application;
import com.vaadin.ui.Button;
import com.vaadin.ui.Label;
import com.vaadin.ui.VerticalLayout;
import com.vaadin.ui.Window;
import com.vaadin.ui.Button.ClickEvent;
import com.vaadin.ui.Button.ClickListener;
import com.vaadin.ui.Window.Notification;

public class CountdownclockApplication extends Application {

    private static final long serialVersionUID = -2474563921376269949L;

    @Override
    public void init() {
        final Window mainWindow = new Window("Countdownclock Application");
        setMainWindow(mainWindow);
        final VerticalLayout layout = new VerticalLayout();
        mainWindow.addComponent(layout);

        Label label = new Label(
                "Just specify the format of the count down and "
                        + "the date to which to count and you're set to go! "
                        + "Here is an example:");
        layout.addComponent(label);

        CountdownClock clock1 = new CountdownClock();
        Calendar c = Calendar.getInstance();
        c.set(2012, 12, 21, 0, 0, 0);
        clock1.setDate(c.getTime());
        clock1
                .setFormat("<span style='font: bold 13px Arial; margin: 10px'>"
                        + "The end of the world will come on December 21, 2012<br />"
                        + "Which is %d days, %h hours, %m minutes and %s seconds from now.</span>");
        clock1.setHeight("40px");

        layout.addComponent(clock1);

        Button button = new Button("Don't click on me", new ClickListener() {
            private static final long serialVersionUID = -3301865196296699922L;

            public void buttonClick(ClickEvent event) {
                event.getButton().setEnabled(false);
                CountdownClock clock = new CountdownClock();
                Calendar c = Calendar.getInstance();
                c.add(Calendar.SECOND, 10);
                clock.setDate(c.getTime());
                clock
                        .setFormat("<span style='font: bold 25px Arial; margin: 10px'>"
                                + "This page will self-destruct in %s.%ts seconds.</span>");

                clock.addListener(new EndEventListener() {
                    public void countDownEnded(CountdownClock clock) {
                        mainWindow
                                .showNotification(
                                        "Ok, implementing the page destruction was <br />"
                                                + "kinda hard, so could you please just imagine <br />"
                                                + "it happening?",
                                        Notification.TYPE_ERROR_MESSAGE);
                    }
                });
                layout.addComponent(clock);
            }
        });

        layout.addComponent(button);
    }

}

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Version

Updated add-on to support Vaadin 7 rc2

Released
2013-02-01
Maturity
STABLE
License
Apache License 2.0

Compatibility

Framework
Vaadin 7.0+
Vaadin 6.2+ in 1.0
Browser
Internet Explorer
Firefox
Opera
Safari
Google Chrome
Internet Explorer

CountdownClock - Vaadin Add-on Directory

Countdown clock which counts down to a given date and time CountdownClock - Vaadin Add-on Directory
A timer widget which counts down to a specified date and time and sends an event to the server when the given point of time is reached. For example, give your users a visual representation of scheduled tasks ("Check for new mails in 9 minutes and 23 seconds").
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