! PopSquares -- a JQuery Screensaver
% A jQuery clone of a Linux Screensaver.
The screensaver opens after 5 minutes of inactivity and closes again when mouse
or keyboard activity is detected. Alternatively, click the 'Screensaver' link
in the footer, then click again to close (or F11 to fullscreen it in most
$figure popsquares.jpg The original 5x5 XScreensaver hack.
This is a jQuery clone of a Linux screensaver. According to ^[JWZ] the first
was made by Levi Burton in 2003. ^[CTho] made a rather kinetic web version in
2007. This one's designed for tranquility.
The script is public domain. It depends on jQuery, then on Paul Irish's
IdleTimer script, which requires JQuery > 1.7, or it will throw warnings in
WebKit browsers like Chrome (as of Sept 2012).
Nov 2014: James Moberg has a neat new Clock Screensaver, along similar lines:
Κρήνη εὐκρὰς πρὸς χειμῶνα καὶ θέρος.
A stream of good temperature, summer and winter.
©2012–13 Nigel Chapman, Blue Mountains stream photograph ©2010 Mario Herrmann (used by permission).
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