Ever wonder what a widget is? You know, those cool-looking, picture-boxy thingies you see all over peoples websites? Here’s my everyday definition: "A widget is, like, you know…"
Here’s my techie definition: Essentially, a widget is a small program that can
be placed on your website/MySpace, etc. profile/desktop that can range in
function from a simple profile to a full-blown application. Like
many things in Web 2.0, widgets are hard to define but way cool!
which means that anyone with a browser and a text editor can create them! SpringWidgets.com is a great site where you can browse pre-existing, generic widgets & customize them for your own use, or even create new ones VERY EASLIY from scratch! Below is a widget I just created on SpringWidgets– took me about 5 minutes…
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