Gadget Samples For Windows Sidebar
This overview provides details about the gadget samples that support the Windows Sidebar documentation.
- Gadget Samples
The gadget samples can be downloaded as a standalone package from the Microsoft Download Center or as part of the Windows SDK. If you install the Windows SDK and do not modify the standard install location, the gadget samples can be found at %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\[version number]\Samples\winui\Sidebar\.
Note These samples demonstrate specific features of the Windows Vista Sidebar and, consequently, do not necessarily follow application development best practices.
Demonstrates a simple 'Hello World' gadget.
Demonstrates gadget Flyout functionality.
Demonstrates gadget Settings functionality.
Demonstrates the gadget docking functionality.
Demonstrates how to get the value of an environment variable.
Demonstrates how to get the Sidebar dock state.
Demonstrates how to get details about the user's machine.
Demonstrates how to write an Application event log entry.
Demonstrates gadget debugging functionality.
Demonstrates the g:background, g:image, g:text elements and the gimage protocol of the Windows Vista Sidebar.
Demonstrates how to expose system sounds and time settings.
Demonstrates how to expose system shell information.
Demonstrates how to access the Windows Contacts store.
Demonstrates how to access the Windows Mail message store.
Build date: 2/24/2010
Build type: SDK