Gadgets and Dashboards 2.0
Gadgets and Dashboards 1.0
The reference implementation (or refimpl) is an application with no features and no functionality. Instead, it represents the lowest common denominator of all the Atlassian applications. In this way the reference implementation provides a way of codifying the shared framework in all the applications. The reference implementation of Atlassian Gadgets allows gadget authors to test gadgets in a lightweight dashboard container without having to install and launch a full product such as JIRA.