Vista Sidebar Gadgets in MSDN Magazine

Local Windows Live Developer MVP Donavon West writes:

 August 2007I just realized that I didn't post a blog entry about my article "Build Your Own Windows Vista Sidebar Gadget" that appeared in the August issue of MSDN Magazine.

This was my first magazine article and it was a lot of fun to write. It did take quite a bit of time but I'd love to do it again. If I could ever find the time, I'd even consider writing a book on Sidebar Gadgets.

You can download the completed gadget from

As I write this, I'm getting ready for a brief trip to NYC, and it so happens that that issue of MSDN is in my bag, and Donavon's article is top of my list. I'm looking forward to putting together a gadget to support community events...more on that very soon.


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