Archive for the ‘Clock’ Category

Still Deadlocked

March 11th, 2012 Comments off

Wow… three months since my last post about my Android Clock Widget Project. While I’ve failed to bring stability to the clock selector during that time, I have figured out that the problem is not actually due to a deadlock. Instead, it appears that my project is tickling a bug in the Dalvik VM’s garbage collector.

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Clock Widget Project

September 4th, 2011 Comments off

In my last post about inertia I mentioned that I had started to take a look at Android App Widgets. I’ve long had the idea that it would be interesting to create a widget capable of consuming themes for MacSlow’s Cairo Clock project. This very cool analog clock uses a set of SVG graphics to theme the clock in such a way that it can be scaled to various sizes. While I’m not there quite yet, the ultimate goal is that the widget is capable of rendering all of the themes found at
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