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August 26, 2002
(This post is from my old, old, super old site. My views have changed over the years, hopefully my writing has improved, and there is now more than a handful of folks reading my site. Enjoy.)

So this weekend, I wrote a quick little application that would activate something in the newest version of Mac OS X- basicly it ran you screensaver as your desktop background. I called it <a href=http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=15957&db=macosx>Desktop Effects. (The link goes to Version Tracker).

I was expecting maybe a couple of hundred downloads- as of this writing I've had 2,639. Wowsers. And the reviews are mostly postive too- (4.6 stars out of 5 right now!).

It's a pretty simple app- in fact, someone else (bbum) has <a href=http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=15965&db=macosx>released another version of the same thing- (his does a bit more though- like making it run in the foreground with some transparency.)

Anyway, it's always nice to write something that people can actually use.