You know those donation thermometers you see sometimes? The ones where the level of the mercury marks the charity’s progress? Well, I made one for the web using PHP and CSS. It started life as a growth gauge I made for a friend’s son, then I had the notion of making it a thermometer or gauge for measuring and displaying charity’s donations progress. Next thing I know, my friend’s friend, a person who in fact runs a charity, sees it and comes to the same conclusion as I and requests the gauge. This is for them I suppose.
I had a nice working model, accessible too, but I had to set the percentage manually. I asked Jona to lend me a hand with the math part of the script to remove the percentage-setting need. What I ended up with is a pretty cool tool I think. The scripting and CSS are available in supporting text files to those who want it. I just want a courtesy link back is all