Develop Google Gadgets - HTML and JavaScript

Develop Google Gadgets - HTML and JavaScript

Cancelled

Job Description

To generate a range of Google Gadgets. There is a potential for the right candidate to work with us long term developing different gadgets.

We would look to agree a fixed price for each gadget, following your review of the requirements of each gadget (gadgets will be developed one at a time based on the fixed price). Each type of gadget already exists on iGoogle and you would create a version which is functionally similar.

Examples of Google gadgets are as follows:-

To Do List
http://www.google.com/ig/directory?type=gadgets&url=www.labpixies.com/campaigns/todo/todo.xml
http://www.labpixies.com/campaigns/todo/todo.xml

Weather
http://www.google.co.uk/ig/directory?dpos=top&root=/ig&url=www.google.com/ig/modules/builtin_weather.xml
http://www.google.com/ig/modules/builtin_weather.xml

Map Search
http://www.google.com/ig/directory?dpos=top&root=/ig&url=www.gstatic.com/ig/modules/mapsearch/localsearch_v2.xml
http://www.gstatic.com/ig/modules/mapsearch/localsearch_v2.xml

For reference, in terms of developing Google Gadgets, see https://developers.google.com/gadgets/

For an example of such gadgets in action, see iGoogle https://www.google.com/ig

Skills required include strong JavaScript, HTML and XML expertise. In particular, we are looking for particular attention to detail in terms of quality and ability to provide an excellent user interaction experience.

Other technologies involved in Google Gadget development include OpenSocial API, OpenSocial REST APIs, OAuth and familiarity with Java Shindig (Apache Shindig).

Please only apply if you are expert in JavaScript and can also apply the other technologies mentioned above. A willingness to strictly follow all aspects of the Google Gadgets API is also essential.