Widgets provide users with a small, convenient sample of your application's most important data, typically from the comfort of their home screen.
To create a basic app widget, you need to complete the process described in the following sections.
AppWidgetProvider class defines the methods that allow you to programmatically interact with your app widget based on broadcast events.
Here's an example of a basic
<receiver android:name="MyAppWidgetProvider" > //Specifies the AppWidgetProvider that's used by this widget// <intent-filter> <action android:name="android.appwidget.action.APPWIDGET_UPDATE" /> //The <action> element specifies ...