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Why Widget Is The Wrong Word And Why That Matters Fred Wilson Union Square Ventures
Wikipedia: In computing, the term [widget] has become frequently used to refer to objects on a computer screen the user interacts with.
Wikipedia: A web widget is a portable chunk of code that can be installed and executed within any separate HTML-based web page by an end user without requiring additional compilation. They are derived from the idea of code reuse. Other terms used to describe web widgets include: gadget, badge, module, capsule, snippet, mini and flake. Web widgets often but not always use DHTML, JavaScript, or Adobe Flash.
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  • 1. Why Widget Is The Wrong Word And Why That Matters Fred Wilson Union Square Ventures
  • 2. Wikipedia: In computing, the term [widget] has become frequently used to refer to objects on a computer screen the user interacts with.
  • 3. Wikipedia: A web widget is a portable chunk of code that can be installed and executed within any separate HTML-based web page by an end user without requiring additional compilation. They are derived from the idea of code reuse. Other terms used to describe web widgets include: gadget, badge, module, capsule, snippet, mini and flake. Web widgets often but not always use DHTML, JavaScript, or Adobe Flash.
  • 7. What Is Content And What Is An Ad?
  • 8. What Is Content And What Is An Ad?