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Good idea in moderation.

Posted by mlangill on 26 Feb 2010 at 19:16 GMT

What do you think?

I think some things will make great widgets that will be very popular. However, I have nightmares of web pages filled with multiple widgets looking like a My Space page. The major limitation of widgets is that they can't talk to each other thus limiting the ability to join them together into a pipeline. However, I still think they are useful in many situations as you have explained clearly in your article.

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