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I'm looking for a Desktop widget engine for linux that lets me program widgets using html, css, and javascript

Any suggestions?

Also comment if you have win/osx tips :)

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Are you using Gnome, KDE, enlightenment? –  guerda Nov 30 '09 at 13:31
@furtelwart: Does that matter if he asks for any widget engine? –  Bobby Nov 30 '09 at 14:16

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Plasma that is part of KDE uses WebKit to run widgets. OS X also uses WebKit for it's widgets so some of the OS X widgets works as well.

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I guess i could have done a better search job in the first place, this is what i was looking for:


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