Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

script for playing music

Posted on 1998-08-27
5
Medium Priority
?
197 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
Hi,

i have seen web sites that randomly play a sound file stored on the server.  Can anyone provide me with a script or something that would let me do that!  Thanks.

Please explain how the script works as well.  I am curious.
0
Comment
Question by:nopro
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
thresher_shark earned 800 total points
ID: 1854595
Answer coming...
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:thresher_shark
ID: 1854596
Here is the script you requested.  Just copy and paste into your web
page.

<SCRIPT>
nummidi = 10
day = new Date()
z = day.getTime()
y = (z-(parseInt(z/1000,10)*1000))/10
x = parseInt(y/100*nummidi,10)+1
if (x == (1))
midi=(“4seasons.mid”)
if (x == (2))
midi=(“barberofseville.mid”)
if (x == (3))
midi=(“beeth5thsymp.mid”)
if (x == (4))
midi=(“fotbb.mid”)
if (x == (5))
midi=(“ithotmk.mid”)
if (x == (6))
midi=(“mars.mid”)
if (x == (7))
midi=(“moonlightsonata.mid”)
if (x == (8))
midi=(“puttinontheritz.mid”)
if (x == (9))
midi=(“thesting.mid”)
if (x == (10))
midi=(“rocky.mid”)

document.write(‘<p><EMBED SRC= ‘  + midi +  ‘ AUTOSTART=”TRUE”
HIDDEN=”TRUE”></p>’)
</script>

To use it, simply replace the names of the midi files with the ones you want.  Make sure the numidi = 10 line equals the number of midis you have below it.  Those are the only things you need to know to use it.

If you want to see its implementation, visit:
http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Pines/4004
and make sure your speakers are on.  Hopefully you like more-or-less classical music :)

Have fun!

If you have any questions, please ask!
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:thresher_shark
ID: 1854597
To be honest, I'm not entirely sure how it works, I got it from a friend of mine who works on web pages a lot.  I just did what he told me to do and it worked!
0
 

Author Comment

by:nopro
ID: 1854598
Thanks, the script does exactly what I want it too!  I like this Experts-Exchange!
0
 

Author Comment

by:nopro
ID: 1854599
Thanks, the script does exactly what I want it too!  I like this Experts-Exchange!
0

Featured Post

Understanding Web Applications

Without even knowing it, most of us are using web applications on a daily basis. Gmail and Yahoo email, Twitter, Facebook, and eBay are used by most of us daily—and they are web applications. We often confuse these web applications tools for websites.  So, what is the difference?

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Today, the web development industry is booming, and many people consider it to be their vocation. The question you may be asking yourself is – how do I become a web developer?
CTAs encourage people to do something specific to show interest in your company, product or service. Keep reading to learn why CTAs should always be thought of as extremely important, albeit small, sections of websites.
This video teaches users how to migrate an existing Wordpress website to a new domain.
The viewer will learn how to look for a specific file type in a local or remote server directory using PHP.
Suggested Courses

722 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question