Archive for February, 2013

Text Clock – Part 6

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

In the previous article we fixed some subtle issues with the appearance of our App Widget. Next we’re going to look to extend out App Widget to include some features specific to newer versions of Android while maintaining backward compatibility.
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Text Clock – Part 5

Friday, February 15th, 2013

In the previous article we got our Text Clock widget telling the correct time, and it was published to Google Play. While the widget functions correctly, there are a couple of things that can be improved. In this article we’ll look at those and address them.
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Text Clock – Part 4

Friday, February 8th, 2013

In the previous article we got the time displaying on our Text Clock app widget, but the time did not update. In this article we’ll use AlarmManager to get the widget updating periodically.
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Text Clock – Part 3

Friday, February 1st, 2013

In the previous article we got an app widget background displaying on the home screen, but it does not actually display any real data, which is somewhat useless! In this article we’ll look at displaying the time on our app widget.
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