Customize your Windows desktop with Rainmater using Packt’s new eBook

May 2013 | Open Source

Instant Rainmeter Desktop Customization Tool How-to is a new book from Packt that will teach readers how to customize their Windows desktop from a simple static wallpaper image into a dynamic data panel. The book is packed with information on how to build and explore custom widgets with Rainmeter.

About the author:
Ken Lim is a computer programmer and tinkerer. He is a part of the team behind the award winning Guardian News website (http://www.guardian.co.uk).


Instant Rainmeter Desktop Customization How-to provides a simple, practical tour of the Rainmeter application. Readers will learn how to create some nifty projects using easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams. Each project comes with a thorough exploration of the code, to understand exactly how it works.


With this book, readers will learn how to add captions to their desktop and turn their desktop into a personal live art gallery. Going deeper, the book offers tips on getting creative by building a cityscape out of bar graphs, interactive widgets to control a music collection, and text widgets that display custom messages.


PC users who want a truly dynamic and interactive desktop will find this book a useful read. All that's required is a sufficient working knowledge of Windows, and experience of surfing the Web and downloading and manipulating files on a desktop. For more information, please visit the book page at http://www.packtpub.com/rainmeter-desktop-customization-tool-how-to/book

Instant Rainmeter Desktop Customization Tool How-to
Pragmatic information that is designed to get you building and exploring with Rainmeter

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/rainmeter-desktop-customization-tool-how-to/book...

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