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Builder AU widgets for all

Want the latest Builder AU tips, tutorials, news and blogs in widget form? Here's Builder AU's cross platform widget to insert on your Web site or blog, Netvibes account, Windows Vista, Apple's Dashboard, or your favourite social networking Web sites.

Want the latest Builder AU tips, tutorials, news and blogs in widget form? Here's Builder AU's cross platform widget to insert on your Web site or blog, Netvibes account, Windows Vista, Apple's Dashboard, or your favourite social networking Web sites.

Under the hood the nifty little widget was built using the Netvibes Universal Widget API(UWA). The creation used common and open languages that most Web developers are familiar with and means there was no new or funky languages to learn.

While some might be wary of using one vendor to perform this write once, run anywhere task the Netvibes team are going to open source the UWA platform in the very near future. Also on the way is Apple iPhone and Yahoo widget support.

I'd highly recommend using this service if you're looking to target multiple platforms for widgets and don't want to support all of them individually.

Without any further ado, here is what the widget looks like when embedded on a Web site:



To insert the widget directly to your favourite service just click on the appropriate link below:

Add to Netvibes
iGoogle - iGoogle
Apple Dashboard - Apple Dashboard
Opera - Opera
Vista - Windows Vista
Live - Windows Live

Enjoy and feel free to drop us a line on what you think of the 1.0 version.

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