no, they're totally different beasts. you want to use the konfab ones, you either buy konfab or you rewrite it using your own material, they aren't kind on copying graphics which would end up causing you more problems in the end than it's worth.A. Hutch said:Hey,
Is there any way to convert konfubulator widgets so they work in dashboard? Thanks,
um... lol right...Josh said:However, if you wrote/created your own widget, creating a 2nd version to (or from) dashboard should not be difficult at all.
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err... i'm not exactly a html wiz here.. but i know my xml. so yea.. i can write a konfab widget very quickly, but i can't write the html to make it look and operate the same for dashboard. sorry, but you don't have to know html to know xml. if you seen my website for example, it's a stock wordpress install because i simply have no means to make it pretty myself. the only thing stopping me from making a widget for either of them is simply i suck with photoshop or any equivalent application.Josh said:Since when is all that difficult?
Of course a converstion would have to be done, but it would be by no means difficult.
If you know XML, chances are you learned HTML way before, so it wouldnt't be a challange to do - especially considering you wrote the widget.
yea, i just prefer hard coding stuff.. and well css and xhtml are .. still a mess if you ask me. it's too hard for me to remember that stuff since i rarely use it. i've always got a book open whenever i'm doing css or xhtml type things. however any other coding i do i typically can remember it even if i haven't used it in awhile... that and i feel html and css are so.. kludgy.. especially with all the browsers that can't get standards right, let's write a particular site that SHOULD work on all browsers, then write like 8 little hacks to get it to work on the others who have broken renderers. bleh. i knew there was a reason i wasn't interested in web design for a living, and the whole idea of moving to india wasn't all that appealing.Josh said:I do agree that Konfab widgets are easier (and the widget convert from Arlo is really neat).
I don't mean that to know XML is to know HTML, I am just assuming that someone who has learned XML has most likely picked up HTML somewhere a long the line. Definitely not going to be true in every case though, as you point out.