The European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) provides web gadgets (also called widgets) of some of the most popular services to facilitate their use and promote their reusability across the user community.
A web gadget is a small application that can be embedded into any third party web sites written in html, for example within a personal or an institutional website. The look and the functionality of these web gadgets can be customised to the researchers’ needs.
Web gadgets are very easy to embed and customise - you do not have to be an experienced web developer to do it. Go ahead, give it a try!
The Grid Relational Catalog Project (GRelC) provides a set of advanced tools to transparently, efficiently and securely connect and manage databases on the European Grid Infrastructure.The GRelC gadgets provides interfaces to register, list, monitor and gather feedback about grid-enabled databases.
If you have already developed, or if you currently work on a gadget for the EGI community, let the User Community Support Team know (firstname.lastname@example.org)! Background reading on the topic is available in the EGI blog.