• Home screen widgets in Android

      Title: Home screen widgets in Android

      Topic: Android development

      Category Level: Basic exercise

      Degree weight: 5

      Materials: Eclipse, Android SDK, Android emulator

      Augmented Reality Interface: N

      Remote Lab: N

      Short description: The goal of this exercise is to learn how to create Home Screen Widgets in Android. Using already developed service in Lab Working with Android Services, the task is to develop a home screen widget that shows free memory and battery status as read from the database. Home screen widget should frequently update using the Alarm Manager mechanism.

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