Before you start
The following sections offer some background information to help you make the most of this tutorial.
This series provides a solid foundation for you to begin writing your own Google gadgets.
This tutorial is an overview of the basics for creating Google gadgets. With this information in hand, you can proceed to Part 2, which introduces more advanced features available for gadget developers, such as tabbed interfaces and drag-and-drop support.
To build and run the examples in this tutorial, you need nothing more than a text editor, an Internet connection, and a passion for coding and debugging.