Hour 18. Creating a Home Screen App Widget

In this hour, you will create an App Widget for the Been There, Done That! application. Specifically, you will create a simple App Widget control that can be added to the user’s Home screen to display the user’s avatar, nickname, and score information and remind them to continue playing the game.

Designing an App Widget

The Android SDK provides developers with an interesting way to provide functionality outside the traditional boundaries of a mobile application: by using App Widgets. Developers can use the App Widget API to create mini controls or views that can be added ...

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