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mini application

(1) A small program or utility that performs a specific and somewhat limited function.

(2) A small program that resides on the user's desktop. Windows Vista and Windows 7 desktops can contain mini applications called "gadgets," while the Dashboard panel on the Mac is used to hold "widgets." See Sidebar, gadget, Mac Dashboard and widget.
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The IXOS MiniApp appears seamlessly in the Workplace web browser frame with simple point-and-click interface for simplified desktop environments.
com functionality in the form of MiniApps for customers who require online or on-demand solutions.
SAP extends its MiniApps offering for the mySAP Workplace to include prebuilt MiniApps and an open development platform for Microsoft environments.
The mySAP Workplace now also includes prebuilt MiniApps and easy-to-adopt templates in a Microsoft environment that proactively push relevant content to users.
the mySAP Workplace now encompasses a Microsoft development environment that enables customers and partners to quickly and easily develop the MiniApps they need in a familiar environment.
Customers can now use ready-made MiniApps to instantly deploy this external content and provide their users with the information they need to work more effectively and efficiently.
Information that is critical in time, such as alerts or workflow items, can be pushed to the user's Workplace through MiniApps.
Application functionality at a high enough level to be qualified for certification or validation under this program includes MiniApps, LaunchPad and Drag and Relate(TM).
com mobile commerce solutions through the development of lightweight applications or MiniApps to be used on Siemens mobile devices.
WAP technology expands the possibilities for customers and partners of SAP in developing MiniApps for the mySAP.
Foremost is the introduction of the MiniApps forum, an open meeting place on the Internet that helps companies create integrated personalized workplaces and portals on demand as well as develop new applications and services.
com/miniapps for the distribution of MiniApps developed by customers, partners and SAP for the mySAP.