A Messaging API for Inter-Widgets Communication

Presented at: 18th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2009)

by Stéphane Sire, Micaël Paquier, Alain Vagner, Jérôme Bogaerts

Webpage: http://www2009.eprints.org/138/1/p1115.pdf

Widget containers are used everywhere on the Web, for instance as customizable start pages to Web desktops. In this poster, we describe the extension of a widget container with an inter-widgets communication layer, as well as the subsequent application programming interfaces (APIs) added to the Widget object to support this feature. We present the benefits of a drag and drop facility within widgets and conclude by a call for standardization of inter-widgets communication on the Web.

Keywords: Poster Session


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