Friday, November 10th, 2006
Arve Bersvendsen of Opera let us know about the new working draft from the W3C: Widgets 1.0.
Everyone and their mother have created their own widget specifications, and now as a developer you need to make choices. Do you want it to work on Dashboard? Google? MSN? Yahoo!?
If the big hitters supported this widget standard then we could write once, widget everywhere. Kinda :)
This draft is similar to the opera widgets implementation, but it also has info from Apple’s Dashboard, and the auto discovery support was based on the work in Atom Autodiscovery.
This standard will live and die by the support that it gets. Now is the time to give feedback, and see where this train goes.
Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:40 am