VFTalkie : Enable your Visual Force pages to speak !!!

Monday, August 2, 2010 by Aslam - The Alexendra
Hi All,
Yesterday i was searching for some jQuery related plugins and found two very useful web services / plugins on net. Then i decided to integrate both of this services to Salesforce to get something useful.

jTalk :- Speech-enable your website!. It provides you much useful API to convert your text to speech on the fly. Go for more info here http://www.jtalkplugin.com/.

Dewplayer :- Dewplayer lecteur mp3 en flash! It provides a very cool flash mp3 player . Go for more info here http://www.alsacreations.fr/dewplayer.html.



The idea is simple. Whatever output data you have on your vf screen (Output Fields). Convert that into MP3 on run time using jTalk API and Pass it to a supporting player like Dewplayer.

Isn't it cool :)

Here is the simple demo for this integration:-

VF Talkie Account Detail

Here is the more interactive demo for this integration:-
VF Talkie Contact List

For integrating this into your VF page you just need to add VFTalkie component on your page with text as below:-

<c:vftalkie val="{!accRecord.Description}">

For getting complete project code click here.

So, make sure your speaker is on then give it a try :)

If any questions, mail me at aslam.bari@gmail.com

Hope you enjoyed.

Thanks
Aslam Bari

12 comments:

Reena said...

Hey its really cool... Very nice and new Post.

Akhil said...

its innovative idea to enable vf pages to talk, i really like it thanks :-)

bharti said...

Good one .. thanks

Abhinav Gupta said...

Interesting stuff Aslam !

Abdul Vahid said...

Hey, Its really very good and helpful to us.

Ashok Kumar said...

Really a good stuff.

=Bips= said...

Very cool stuff Aslam, u re forcing me to think its applications now....can u share some use cases you know of for something like this...

Aslam - The Alexendra said...

@==Bips= : Yes there may be more useful applications based on this. Could you please share your email so that i can communicate :)

Aslam - The Alexendra said...

I also posted the project on Code Project.
http://developer.force.com/codeshare/apex/ProjectPage?id=a0630000008LT36AAG

Harm Korten said...

Very cool stuff! Playing around with jtalk a bit now. Cannot find any language setting though, would like to have a Dutch voice :)

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