gcount - Gaku's Counter

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This page is heavyly under construction.

Yes, it's animation! Have you ever seen a counter like this? May be gcount is the first counter which show the increment animation.

gcount display the access count by increment the number in front of you. This counter use gif89a to show the animation.


To install gcount-server in your site you need to
  • perl5 with GD.pm
  • perl5 can obtain from ftp://ftp.netlabs.com/pub/outgoing/perl5.0 or its mirror site.
  • GD.pm is a perl5 interface to Thomas Boutell's gd library written by Lincoln D. Stein. You can obtain it from http://www-genome.wi.mit.edu/pub/software/WWW/GD.html
  • GD.pm needs Gd library(libgd.a). It can be obtained from http://siva.cshl.org/gd/gd.html
  • cgi-lib.pl (Perl Routines to Manipulate CGI input) by S.E.Brenner@bioc.cam.ac.uk.
  • gifmerge written by Mark Podlipec. (gifmerge.tar)
  • Check info

    I tested gcount on NCSA httpd 1.4 and apache httpd 1.0.3.

    Todo list

  • Translate the comment of the script into English.
  • Make a source code package.
  • Special Thanks

    Original idea was given by Kentaro KIKUCHI.

    Digit image is borrowed from benjamin@pop3.oro.net.