Chapter    7

Program Watch Faces for Wear: Creating the Watch Face Code Foundation

Now that you have the foundational knowledge in place regarding Android Watch Faces Design and Digital Imaging and Android Animation concepts, you are ready to start coding your Watch Face application, using the bootstrap Java code and XML markup you started in Chapter 4.

Because there was no New Android Project work process included in the earlier coding to create a Watch Face Bootstrap Project infrastructure, this chapter will show you how to morph a standard Wear Project bootstrap infrastructure, turning it into a Watch Faces project. Along the way you’ll learn how a Watch Face is set up in Android, what permissions it needs, how Watch Faces AndroidManifest ...

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