hendra hendra - 3 months ago 22
Dart Question

Flutter: Is it somehow possible to create App Widgets (Android) and Today Extensions (iOS)?

I took a look at flutter for building a mobile app. Is it possible to create

(not flutter-widgets, but
App Widgets
(Android) and
Today Extensions
(iOS)) in a flutter app? I guess it can't be done with dart, but is there a way of implementing them native in Java/Swift and include them in the flutter-app?


Answer Source

There is no guide or docs showing how to implement a App Widget for a flutter app. It is definitely possible to implement a app widget with native code. Just create a flutter project and open the android part with android studio, just implement your home screen widget, it'll work like a charm.

I just wrote a simple app widget for a flutter app that takes you to https://flutter.io link when tapped. Here is the simple app created with flutter and a app widget added with native code. Install it and look for home_widget_example on Home Screen Widgets.

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If you wanted to look into the source code, and build app from source. Here it is.

Hope that helped!

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