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Creating Vista Gadgets: Using HTML, CSS and JavaScript with Examples in RSS, Ajax, ActiveX (COM) and Silverlight by Rajesh Lal

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Chapter 4. Selling Your Gadget

"Make service your first priority, not success, and success will follow."

—Anonymous

IN THIS CHAPTER

Gadget Revenue Model

The Sidebar gadget development platform is new, but it uses standard web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. These technologies have matured in the last few years and have a large community of developers. Sidebar gadgets have a much shorter development life cycle than regular software: quick development, easy deployment, and almost no maintenance. This makes the Sidebar gadget development platform very attractive for developers. It's a platform rife with the opportunity to innovate. It's a new approach ...

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