Google Gadget Awards

Posted on October 10, 2006  Comments (2)

Google Gadget Awards

If you’re a student with an email address ending in .edu, the Google Gadget Awards is your chance to win a Google programming competition ”“ even if you’re not a programming ninja. If you’ve ever taken a web design class, you can probably create a gadget in a few minutes ”“ no need to download anything or even own hosting space. Once you’ve submitted your gadget, people can add it to their Google homepage with a few mouse clicks.

Gagets are plugins for Google Desktop or code that run work on web pages. Apply by November 1st.

Google asks students for gadgets

2 Responses to “Google Gadget Awards”

  1. Currants » Google Gadget Awards
    October 11th, 2006 @ 12:52 pm

    […] While reading the exponent today, I came across an article about the Google Gadget Awards. It is a competition for college students to come up with new gadgets. Gadgets were defined as a variety of programs that are added to Web sites to improve functionality. There are eight awards given at the competition including the gadget most likely to help you get a date. This competition is supposed to be fun and it helps students get excited about the skills they have and lets them receive feedback from others. […]

  2. Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog » Funding Google Gadget Development
    June 28th, 2007 @ 2:08 pm

    Google is funding developers to work on creating gadgets through Google Gadget Ventures. Great idea…

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