Since: API Level 3


Classes | Description

Android allows applications to publish views to be embedded in other applications. These views are called widgets, and are published by "AppWidget providers." The component that can contain widgets is called a "AppWidget host."

For more information, see the AppWidgets documentation in the Dev Guide.



AppWidgetHost AppWidgetHost provides the interaction with the AppWidget service for apps, like the home screen, that want to embed AppWidgets in their UI. 
AppWidgetHostView Provides the glue to show AppWidget views. 
AppWidgetManager Updates AppWidget state; gets information about installed AppWidget providers and other AppWidget related state. 
AppWidgetProvider A convenience class to aid in implementing an AppWidget provider. 
AppWidgetProviderInfo Describes the meta data for an installed AppWidget provider.