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

Revision as of 10:31, 10 January 2006

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.

Application Platforms

Development

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