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* [http://desktop.google.com/plugins/ Google Sidebar Plugins]
 
* [http://desktop.google.com/plugins/ Google Sidebar Plugins]
 
* [http://www.google.com/apis/homepage/ Google Homepage Modules]
 
* [http://www.google.com/apis/homepage/ Google Homepage Modules]
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* [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.
  
 
== Development ==
 
== Development ==
  
 
[[JavaScript]] is a key development technology (programming language) for most widgets, as well as for some Web Browser Extensions.
 
[[JavaScript]] is a key development technology (programming language) for most widgets, as well as for some Web Browser Extensions.

Revision as of 18:06, 9 February 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.

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

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