Android APIs
public abstract class

RemoteViewsService

extends Service
java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.content.Context
     ↳ android.content.ContextWrapper
       ↳ android.app.Service
         ↳ android.widget.RemoteViewsService

Class Overview

The service to be connected to for a remote adapter to request RemoteViews. Users should extend the RemoteViewsService to provide the appropriate RemoteViewsFactory's used to populate the remote collection view (ListView, GridView, etc).

Summary

Nested Classes
interface RemoteViewsService.RemoteViewsFactory An interface for an adapter between a remote collection view (ListView, GridView, etc) and the underlying data for that view. 
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Inherited Constants
From class android.app.Service
From class android.content.Context
From interface android.content.ComponentCallbacks2
Public Constructors
RemoteViewsService()
Public Methods
IBinder onBind(Intent intent)
Return the communication channel to the service.
abstract RemoteViewsService.RemoteViewsFactory onGetViewFactory(Intent intent)
To be implemented by the derived service to generate appropriate factories for the data.
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Inherited Methods
From class android.app.Service
From class android.content.ContextWrapper
From class android.content.Context
From class java.lang.Object
From interface android.content.ComponentCallbacks2
From interface android.content.ComponentCallbacks

Public Constructors

public RemoteViewsService ()

Added in API level 11

Public Methods

public IBinder onBind (Intent intent)

Added in API level 11

Return the communication channel to the service. May return null if clients can not bind to the service. The returned IBinder is usually for a complex interface that has been described using aidl.

Note that unlike other application components, calls on to the IBinder interface returned here may not happen on the main thread of the process. More information about the main thread can be found in Processes and Threads.

Parameters
intent Intent: The Intent that was used to bind to this service, as given to Context.bindService. Note that any extras that were included with the Intent at that point will not be seen here.
Returns
IBinder Return an IBinder through which clients can call on to the service.

public abstract RemoteViewsService.RemoteViewsFactory onGetViewFactory (Intent intent)

Added in API level 11

To be implemented by the derived service to generate appropriate factories for the data.

Parameters
intent Intent
Returns
RemoteViewsService.RemoteViewsFactory