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* [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee663278(VS.85).aspx Microsoft Gadgets]
 
* [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee663278(VS.85).aspx Microsoft Gadgets]
 
* [http://developer.apple.com/mac/library/documentation/AppleApplications/Conceptual/Dashboard_ProgTopics/Introduction/Introduction.html Apple MacOS X Dashboard], [http://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/ Download Dashboard Widgets]
 
* [http://developer.apple.com/mac/library/documentation/AppleApplications/Conceptual/Dashboard_ProgTopics/Introduction/Introduction.html Apple MacOS X Dashboard], [http://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/ Download Dashboard Widgets]
* [http://desktop.google.com/plugins/ Google Sidebar Plugins]
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* [http://desktop.google.com/plugins/ Google Sidebar Plugins] [http://aresearchpaper.org/ aresearchpaper]
 
* [http://www.google.com/apis/homepage/ Google Homepage Modules]
 
* [http://www.google.com/apis/homepage/ Google Homepage Modules]
 
* [http://my.opera.com/community/dev/widgets/ Opera Widgets].  Although these depend on libraries from the [http://www.opera.com/ Opera] web browser, they run outside the browser.
 
* [http://my.opera.com/community/dev/widgets/ Opera Widgets].  Although these depend on libraries from the [http://www.opera.com/ Opera] web browser, they run outside the browser.

Latest revision as of 03:52, 23 October 2012

Widget is a rather unfortunate term, since it has a generic meaning, but it covers a multitude of new technologies based around JavaScript, HTML, and plugin architectures. Unlike Web Browser Extensions, widgets typically work within some other application platform.

[edit] Application Platforms

[edit] Development

JavaScript is a key development technology (programming language) for most widgets, as well as for some Web Browser Extensions.

Microformats - Widget Examples has some useful info.

[edit] Great Examples

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