[maemo-developers] how to create a desktop applet

From: Kimmo Hämäläinen kimmo.hamalainen at nokia.com
Date: Wed Nov 18 09:38:35 EET 2009
On Tue, 2009-11-17 at 18:31 +0100, ext ibrahim wrote:
> daniel wilms wrote:
> > Hi
> >> I can't seem to find the APIs needed to do such thing.
> >> where should a look to find something like that?
> > there is a good tutorial how to do that in the developer guide:
> >
> > http://wiki.maemo.org/Documentation/Maemo_5_Developer_Guide/Application_Development/Writing_Desktop_Widgets 
> >
> >
> > Hope that helps,
> >
> > cheers Daniel
> >
> I tried the example, created a debian package out of the output, and 
> installed it on the emulator and the n900 phone. BUT noting happened!
> th eapplication is installed but i can't see the applicatin name in the 
> "Add Widget" menu from the "Desktop menu".
> What am I missing ?? is there anything else i can do to make the home 
> widget visible to the "Add widget" and the Desktop??

I haven't tried that, but libhildondesktop1-examples package has an
example Home applet that worked for me.  The package should be part of
the SDK.  The latest source is in the gitorious:



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