The following is the first few sections of a chapter from The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development, plus headings for the remaining major sections, to give you an idea about the content of the chapter.

Adapter-Based App Widgets

API Level 11 introduced a few new capabilities for app widgets, to make them more interactive and more powerful than before. The documentation lags a bit, though, so determining how to use these features takes a bit of exploring. Fortunately for you, the author did some of that exploring on your behalf, to save you some trouble.


Understanding this chapter requires that you have read the preceding chapter and all of its prerequisites.

AdapterViews for App Widgets

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Building Adapter-Based App Widgets

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