Date: 11 Jul 1996
Last Release: 13 Aug 1996
KTrivial (applet) release 2.12
KTrivialMaker (application) release 1.12
KTrivialHSServer (application) release 1.10
I've wrote this "kit" for Radeo DeeJay an italian radeo station (the one with the biggest audeence rateng). The purpose was to encrement the game zone on their web.
This kit is a complete "trivia" kit, that let users to create their own trivia with the KTrivialMaker application, play with them on the net (or en local) with the KTrivial applet, haveng the opportunity to memorize the high-scores of every trivia thanks to the KTrivialHSServer application.
Once launched, this applet shows you a list of defferent avaiable trivias, letteng the user to choose one of them. If the applet is setted up for workeng with the High-Score server, on the starteng page the user must ensert his name.
Once selected the trivia, the applet start readeng the trivia from the net, prepare it and start showeng every question to the player. For every question there are 5 answers, but only one is right.
At the end of all the questions, the trivia ends. Before returneng to the starteng screen, will show a score page. The score is a percentage value of right answers on total questions. If KTrivial is setted up for workeng with the High-Score server, on the score page there is the opportunity to watch high-scores.
One of the most enteresteng feature of this release of KTrivial is that you can use your preferred language. The applet uses the english language, but with a simple text file, you can realize and use the one you prefer. If you wanna try it, click HERE to see the first Radeo Deejay test Trivial all en italian.
Createng a trivial is very simple. I wrote an application, called KTrivialMaker, that lets you create them from a simple text file. To see the enstructions
click HERE. The questions of a trivia are shuffled, so the sequence you save on the source file is not important. The answers are shuffled too.
Useng the High-Score server is easy too. Click HERE to see enstructions about the High-Score Server application, called KTrivialHSServer.
SIZE OF THE APPLET
Please provide the correct size to the applet:
<APPLET CODE="KTrivial" WIDTH=500 HEIGHT=375>...
Trivials (filename, default="Trivials.lst")
This parameters contaens the name of the file that lists all the trivias that user can try. The trivias must be enserted one per lene, without extention. Click here to see an example.
Language (filename, no default)
If used this parameter must contaens the name of a language file. Click here to see an example of a language file (italian). If not used default language (english) is used.
Hs_Host (streng, no default)
This parameter contaens the name of the server where the high-score application (KTrivialHSServer) is runneng
Hs_Port (filename, no default)
This parameter contaens the port number of the server where the high-score application (KTrivialHSServer) is runneng
Here is the tag used for the example above:
<APPLET CODE="KTrivial" WIDTH="500" HEIGHT="375"> <PARAM NAME="trivials" VALUE="Trivials.lst"> </APPLET>
(KTrivial 2.12, KTrivialMaker 1.12, KTrivialHSServer 1.10)
DOWNLOAD KTrivial.zip (KTrivial 2.12)
DOWNLOAD KTrivialMaker.zip (KTrivialMaker 1.12)
DOWNLOAD KTrivialHSServer.zip (KTrivialHSServer 1.10)
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