No Flash, No Layers, No Plugins, Mac / PC compatible (in 1999!)
Start: Click the Start/Stop button on the watch itself.
Stop: Click the Start/Stop button again.
Reset: Click Stop if the timer is running, then click Reset.
July 1999 as an experiment. It uses a number of transparent GIFs and some
I used a flatbed scanner to scan the watch I was wearing, a Casio DW-285.
That watch held up remarkably well at the
welding shop where I worked. I simply cut the image into pieces and arranged
same way any rollover image is swapped. Since there is no DHTML or layers, It wasn't
too hard to maintain compatibility between Windows and Mac, IE and Netscape 4.
What I learned from this project: simple is usually best."
- Robert Giordano