Winquake - Make Those Applications Shake

Category:
System/API
Type:
Applications
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Author:
Anonymous

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6, Visual Basic 5

More information:
Uses the MoveWindow() api to make the top level windows shake as if they were hit by an earth tremor. Can be set to trigger on a timer or a global hotkey.

Demonstrates:

  1. MoveWindow API,
  2. System Tray Icon
  3. Global Hotkeys

Requires:

Version 1.1.5 or above of the EventVB.dll, which can be downloaded free from http://www.merrioncomputing.com/Download/index.htm. (also included in the package, though check merrioncomputing.com for latest version; don't forget to register using regsvr32).


Instructions: Click the link below to download the code. Select 'Save' from the IE popup dialog. Once downloaded, open the .zip file from your local drive using WinZip or a comparable program to view the contents.

Download winquake.zip