Hot Air Balloons

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Hot Air Balloons

Post by par » Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:46 pm

Dear YoWindow friends,
we have come up with an idea of launching hot air balloons over YoWindow landscapes.
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Download new YoWindow to enjoy the balloons!

The launch of a balloon is a rare event.
It happens once in 20 minutes in average.

Don't want to wait?
Press Ctrl-B to launch a new balloon.
Make sure the wind is strong enough
Balloons are not launched when the wind speed is less than 2 m/s (2.23 mph)

A little surprise: Type "fiesta" on the keyboard, wait 5 - 20 seconds and see what happens.

If you don't want the balloon to fly away - drag it back with your mouse :)
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Balloons are not launched under severe weather conditions when
-it's raining or it is snowing
-temperature is less than -15 degrees Celsius
-wind speed more than 15 m/s or less than 2 m/s

As usual, balloons are already available for your website or blog in YoWindow weather widget

Development discussion

As usual, we will be happy to read your comments here.
Yura and Pasha.
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greenmanharper

Re: Hot Air Balloons

Post by greenmanharper » Tue Jul 12, 2011 2:42 pm

This is a great addition!! I have always loved Hot Air Ballons (took a ride once in one), and this new creation hits the mark.
Hats off to the work on this one...a keeper for sure.
Thanks for the creation. :Yahoo!:

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Re: Hot Air Balloons

Post by portaleazzurro » Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:30 pm

:Yahoo!:
Great news!

I downloaded the latest version of YoWindow ...

it works!

Franco.
"If you look at the sky forever, we would be having wings." (G. Flaubert)
Sincerely from my home and my country. Franco.

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Re: Hot Air Balloons

Post by par » Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:41 pm

:) Thank you, friends!
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Re: Hot Air Balloons

Post by TheDoctor1225 » Thu Jul 14, 2011 11:28 am

I felt this was appropriate for my first post - this is, easily, one of the neatest programs I have ever used. Being a spotter for SKYWARN, I keep track of the weather during the day. YoWindow lets me do it in a way that is fun as well as functional.

The balloons are a GREAT touch, as is "amelie"! I often find myself watching it when I'm doing other work just to try and spot something in the background.

PLEASE keep up the great work! :Bravo:

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Re: Hot Air Balloons

Post by mark2010 » Thu Jul 14, 2011 6:00 pm

Hi Pasha and Yura:
Excellent job! As usually I tell somthing about that, strctly proposal. Please. though at least 2 bigger balloons flying nearer to viewer. :wink: Thanks in advance
Marek

dutchriver

Re: Hot Air Balloons

Post by dutchriver » Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:22 pm

Very nice work,the Balloons are looking great.Love YoWindow! :beer:

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Re: Hot Air Balloons

Post by yo2ldk » Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:29 am

thank you, Great job ! :beer:

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Re: Hot Air Balloons

Post by par » Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:30 am

Dear Jeremy (Doctor), sorry for the delay.
Your post is the music for our ears, thank you :)

Marek, we will increase balloons size a little in the upcoming builds,
but it is too much complicated to make them big and to fly on the foreground.

Thanks, guys!
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Re: Hot Air Balloons

Post by Sacto2010 » Sun Jul 24, 2011 10:04 pm

Is the lighthouse widget, shown on this page, going to become one of the landscapes?

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