software

World clock animation

Here’s a snapshot of a lovely animated version of the ‘earth as a clock’ idea that is explored in the design section of this site. The Canadian company called this is it who produced this have also constructed a real 24 hour clock, which you can see on their site.

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The earth rotates anticlockwise (what we Brits call counterclockwise). Unusually the animation has adopted to use the 12 hour time system.

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Islamic prayer clock

Ali Adams has produced a 24 hour clock in Java designed to support Islamic daily prayers.

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The five extra hands you see are the calculated times for the 5 daily ritual prayers. Read more at Wikipedia: Salat.

Download the source code here (astroclock.zip 66KB)

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