This is a simple clock that sits on your desktop. The basic idea behind this program is very simple. In our 3D world, a logical place for a clock is hanging on the wall, or sitting somewhere on top of the desk. Desktop Clock aims to provide you the right time by placing a clock on your machine's desktop wallpaper. Of course, that means you will have to sacrifice some desktop space, and maybe rearrange a couple of icons.
I have created this application during the study of transparent forms. We are in the Visual Age or leaving the DOS command prompt far away. So, I wanted an analog clock that has an attractive shape. After a long time, I found out some hints on irregular forms which helped me to create this round shape form. Now I have this clock and it has become one of the attractive parts of my desktop.
The figure below shows the basic logic behind the code:
I will not include the full source in this page - it is available for download from the link at the top of this article.