The WSO2 Gadget Server is 100% open source and part of WSO2 Carbon, the component-based middleware platform which consists of a set of pluggable components. As a result, the Gadget Server inherits all the enterprise-grade identity, statistics, securitity, clustering and management capabilities of WSO2 Carbon. Because of the Gadget Server's component-based architecture, developers have the choice to deploy only the required components by adding in features through provitioning and removing unwanted features.
The WSO2 Gadget Server has Apache Shinding as its core engine and fully supports gadgets developed in the Google gadgets specification.
The diagram below depicts an overview of the WSO2 Gadget Server architecture.