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Android Wear Projects

By : Ashok Kumar S
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Android Wear Projects

By: Ashok Kumar S

Overview of this book

Android Wear Projects is your opportunity to step into the exciting new world of Android Wear app development. This book will help you to master the skills in Android Wear programming and give you a complete insight on wear app development. You will create five different Android Wear apps just like the most popular Android Wear apps. You will create a To-do list, a city maps app, a Wear messenger, Wear fitness tracker and Watch face. While you create these apps you will learn to create custom notifications, receive voice inputs in notifications, add pages to notifications and stack notifications. You will see how to create custom wear app layouts, the custom UIs specially designed for Wear. You will learn to handle and manage data and syncing data with other devices, create interactive Watch faces and also ensure the safety and security of your Wear apps by testing and securing your apps before you deploy them on the app store.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Customer Feedback
Let us Help Capture What is on Your Mind - WearRecyclerView and More
Let us Help Capture What is on Your Mind - Saving Data and Customizing the UI
Measuring Your Wellness and Syncing Collected Sensor Data
Let us Chat in a Smart Way - Notifications and More

Chapter 2. Let us Help Capture What is on Your Mind - WearRecyclerView and More

There are numerous ways to take notes. You could carry a notebook and pen in your pocket, or scribble thoughts on a piece of paper. Or, better yet, you could use your Android Wear to take notes, so one can always have a way to store thoughts even if there's not a pen and notebook nearby.

The Note-Taking App provides  access to store and retrieve notes within Android Wear devices. There are many Android smartphone note-taking apps, which are popular for their simplicity and elegant functionality. For the scope of a Wear device, it is necessary to keep the design simple and glanceable. Here, in this chapter, let's build a complete, functional, and persistent Note-Taking Wear application. We are calling this application Wear-Note 1: