Android App Widgets Development Training Course

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Duration Duration

7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)

Requirements Requirements


Overview Overview

Android app widgets are small application views that we can embed into other activities, such as the home screen. This short course teaches you how to develop android app widgets so the user will be able to add them into their android phone home screen.

Course Outline Course Outline

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

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From £1000
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From £850
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 £1000 £850
2 £665 £575
3 £553 £483
4 £498 £438
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Upcoming Courses

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Birmingham Thu, 2016-11-10 09:30£850 / £1200
Manchester, King StreetThu, 2016-11-10 09:30£850 / £1275
York - Tower CourtMon, 2016-11-14 09:30£850 / £1000
London, BarbicanWed, 2016-11-16 09:30£850 / £1200
Exeter - The SenateThu, 2016-11-17 09:30£850 / £1150

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