Posts Tagged ‘intent’

Using the Android Daydream API

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Daydream is the new interactive screensaver mode that was added in the Android 4.2 / Jelly Beans release. Such “dreams” may be activated when the device is in idle mode or inserted into a dock.

In the following tutorial we’re going to create a simple daydream that starts a simple animation and in addition we’ll be adding a configuration screen to alter the behaviour of this daydream.

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Android Widget Tutorial: Creating a screen-lock Widget in a few steps

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

hasCode Android Widget Tutorial Logo In today’s Android tutorial we’re going to take a look at Android’s Widget API and how to make a widget interact with a service using intents.

We’re going to create a fully functional application that allows us to enable or disable our smartphone’s screen lock settings using a widget that can be placed on ourĀ  home screen.

Finally I am going to show how to use a smartphone to test and debug our application and connect it to the IDE.

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