Version 2 of the TechNet Widget and MSDN Widget are live!

Version 2 of the TechNet Widget and MSDN Widget are live! The Widgets pull the latest RSS feeds from TechNet and MSDN and offer selections from videos, webcasts, podcasts, TechNet/MSDN Magazines, and TechNet/MSDN Flash.  This allows website owners and bloggers to obtain the latest technology content immediately and automatically.

  • User can either embed the default Widget OR tailor their own Widget content (i.e. by keywords, form factors and product).
  • Possibility to manage Widget feeds via a self-service admin tool in the Widget.
  • Option to customize the Widget with a logo and custom size requirements, then easily incorporate on a blog page, website, or MySpace page (and more) with the embed code provided.
  • The Widget has built-in social networking capabilities and can be integrated on profile pages/blogs of sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Stumble Upon etc.
  • Stream video via RSS feed.
  • Widget supports localization
  • Built using Silverlight.

 

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