Android Widgets


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What we will cover

  • This is a hands-on tutorial
  • Assumes some knowledge of Android programing
  • What a widget is
  • Basic widget
  • Frequent updates
  • Fetching data from the internet
  • Configuration activity

Widget Basics

  • Graphical component that runs in a Home application
  • Auto-updates at specified interval (30 minute minimum)
  • Limited options for components
    • Buttons
    • Images
    • Text
    • Simple Layouts

Coding workshop

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