Widgets

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[[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.
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[http://microformats.org/wiki/widget-examples Microformats - Widget Examples] has some useful info.

Revision as of 16:21, 19 March 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.

Microformats - Widget Examples has some useful info.

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