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GateIn Cookbook by Piergiorgio Lucidi, Luca Stancapiano, Ken Finnigan

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Chapter 9. Managing Gadgets

In this chapter we will cover:

  • Importing existing gadgets
  • Removing gadgets
  • Creating gadgets
  • Changing the category of a gadget
  • Resizing gadgets
  • Making the gadget a Portlet
  • Setting user preferences

Introduction

Gadgets are usually simple applications written in JavaScript that can be imported as windows. Their best feature is portability: they can be deployed through the Web in any container implementing the gadget specs. Another advantage is their simplicity of development. Google provides OpenSocial, which is an API for gadgets to interact with social network platforms. In this chapter, you will see different operations on Google Gadgets and details on how GateIn implements this specification.

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