Contents tagged with Gadget
Put IE8 WebSlices on your Vista SideBar or desktop ? * not an april's fool *
Yes you can, as IE8 WebSlices are based on Windows RSS Platform.
Sean Lyndersay has released a very early version (alpha 0.3) of his WebSlice Viewer Gadget:
Here is a WebSlice on my desktop:
The gadget settings allows you to choose an existing WebSlice and configure the refresh rate and size :
"The Next Web Now"... well almost (d-50)
Are you a Microsoft MVP ?
Are you running Vista ?
Planning to go to the Summit ?
Tim Heuer has done a really nice Sidebar Gadget Template for Visual Studio.
For a tutorial on creating Popfly mashup, read my previous post :
Building a simple mashup step by step with Popfly.
You have created a Vista Sidebar Gadget, but when you try to install the gadget on your system nothing happens and in your directory(C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Sidebar\Gadgets) there's a folder named : mygadget.gadget.~0000
2 possible problems :
Story: one day Guy Barrette told me that it will be nice to have www.isitfriday.net as a gadget. So here it is! This gadget sits on your Vista Sidebar and notify nicely if today is the day you have been waiting for... friday!
Admit that it is completely useful, now I'm sure to win the competition!
Download it for free on the Windows Live Gallery.
Please read the requirements and note that one of them is "sens of humour"... so don't bother with comments like "Your gadget is a crap, you made it in 15 min." You'll be right, worst than that I made it in 1 hour... and the idea is not even from me!
Update: removed link to www.isitfriday.net as it appears that the website is no more live.