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Update an active home screen widget

Update an active home screen widget: Android Development Essential Training: Design a User Interface
Update an active home screen widget: Android Development Essential Training: Design a User Interface

You can update an active widget from a number of different places. One approach is to make a widget interactive, allowing the user to trigger an update by clicking a button or some other element displayed by the widget itself. You an also update widgets periodically with the AlarmManager class, or with your own custom services.

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Q: This course was updated on 11/10/2017. What changed?

A: New videos were added that include information about additional techniques for building an app's user interface, including videos on localizing the strings presented in an app for multiple languages, extending View classes to create advanced visual components, and more.

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Developer Mobile Apps Android

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