This small daemon posts messages to the screen, and will launch applications, documents, AppleScripts, sound files, etc., on any schedule you set. Possible uses include nagging yourself (via Notification Manager alerts or AppleScripts), launching Netscape at 3 A.M. to drive your cat nuts, whining soulfully when someone else is using your computer, turning your house lights on or off (requires wiring and additional stuff not provided), doing things at startup or shutdown, listening to your ex's dead dog bark every now and then, and so forth. Hey, it's daemonic! Use your imagination!
What's new in this version:
- Removed the seriously outdated PlaySound code because it was asynchronous and too buggy under OS 9.x. Sounds are now managed by launching sound files instead. Also, enhanced the random cron so that users may "tune" how often a random item (usually a sound file) will be launched. Fixed a bug that forced DaemonCron to play ALL the random crons, instead of selecting one at random. Removed redundant quarter-hour crons; ripped out to emphasize the new sound regime -- sorry, no more built-in ... See all new features »