Getting started with Gadget Development


So you want to start developing gadgets for live.com... what do you need to get started?


I'd make the following a checklist of things to get and read:



This should give you a solid starting point to work from.  Also - you can get a community provided template for Visual Studio that you might want to try here - I haven't used it yet, but its sure to beat manual creation of files, etc.


Dont forget that any gadgets in the gadget gallery will have source code with it, so take a look at the gadget gallery and see how others have done stuff.


Debugging JavaScript in Visual Studio is possible, so make sure you read the how to for that.


As I hinted before, there is more coming from the Live.com team, so keep an eye out for that over the next little while.


Tags: live.com, gadgets


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