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Windows Vista widgets can take advantage of the full power of a desktop operating system.
You know your widget will render like an Internet Explorer 7 webpage, playback media content in Windows Media Player, and have access to platform functions such as calendar, contacts, and feeds.
With great power comes great responsibility, and you will want to take a few extra steps to make sure your widget is seen as a trusted part of the user’s daily computing environment. Windows Vista is the most recent edition of the Windows line of operating systems.
A floating widget detaches from the Sidebar and instead floats on the user’s desktop.
The ZIP file format is a widely distributed compression format with compression and decompression tools present on all major operating systems.
A widget publisher should simply place all widget assets in a single folder and compress its contents using their favorite ZIP compression tool.
Microsoft’s Windows Vista operating system includes support for widgets on every desktop.
Windows widgets are permanently docked in a sidebar, providing up-to-date information and easy access to small tasks throughout the day.