A training video for developing widgets.

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I would like to have a video session on how you all make your widgets. Sometimes the documentation given in on github is less than desirable especially ones who haven't build widgets before. When gadgets were around those were easy to build and test. Widget on the other hand have a little more complexity to them. It would be nice to have that in a training video for developers to go by. I have a few people asking me to make widgets for them but i dont have time. They would like to do it themselves but the documentation is not great. Thats why i think it would be great to have a video on the setup. Thanks
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Good idea! 
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William,

I'm going to bump this thread because I don't think it got the attention that it deserved.

Are you and Ollie still interested in this? Anyone else interested? If we get some responses, I'll be more than happy to hand this over to the Content team.
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I made the Hello World widget when I was learning how to do custom widgets for my company. I didn't get everything right, but I am trying to update the readme as I learn more about the widgets. I'm on the forum pretty frequently looking things up and asking questions, and I'm happy to share what I have learned so far if anyone has questions.
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very interested!
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Stephen,

Any chance you would be willing to do a "how to" video on this subject?
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Yeah, I can go over how the Hello World widget works. I'll try to put together something this weekend. It won't be any kind of definitive work on the subject, but there were a couple of things that were kind of "ah-ha" moments that helped me that I could share.
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Stephen,

That would be wonderful! Just go ahead and post your own thread when it's done, we'll mark it as an announcement!