Name
Android App Widgets Development

Code
3951

Duration
8 Hours

Description
The android app widgets are small application views we can embedd into other activities, such as the home screen. This short course teaches how to develop android app widgets the user will be able to add into its android phone home screen.

Population
Android Java Developers

Objectives
Acquire the required knowledge and skills to develop app widgets for the android platform.

Prerequisites
Practical experience in applications development for the android platform.

Topics
App Widgets Overview
App Widget
App Widget Provider
App Widget Host
Real World Samples
Basic App Widgets
The AppWidgetProviderInfo Class
The App Widget Layout
The onUpdate Method
App Widgets Installation
App Widgets Execution
Configuration Activity
Configuration Activity Role
Launching Configuration Activity
App Widget Provider Role
Developing Configuration Activity
Updating The App Widget
Configuration Activity Returned Value
Design Guidelines
Design Guidelines Importance
Google Android Design Guidelines
Standard App Widget Frames
Drawing Buttons