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Tuesday, March 24 • 3:25pm - 4:15pm
Platform-Level UI Customization - Karim Yaghmour, Opersys

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In addition to being popular as a mobile OS, Android has increasingly been popular in the embedded world. Yet there's little to no information on how to customize one of Android's foremost features: its user interface. How can developers change the look and feel of the Status Bar or the Launcher (home screen)? How can they theme the OS? How can they create kiosk systems based on Android?

This presentation will walk embedded developers through how Android's user interface can be customized. We'll take each part of the user interface one by one, show how it's implemented, and demonstrate modifications to it. Examples will include the Status Bar, the Launcher, screen overlays, theming of the interface, theming the boot process, kiosk applications, etc.

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Karim Yaghmour

CEO, Opersys inc.
Karim is part serial entrepreneur, part unrepentant geek. He's most widely know for his O'Reilly books: "Building Embedded Linux Systems" and "Embedded Android". As an active member of the open source community since the mid-90's, he pioneered the world of Linux tracing with the Linux... Read More →

Tuesday March 24, 2015 3:25pm - 4:15pm PDT
Ballroom Salon 1/2

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