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Implementing a Carousel Widget.

Monu Tripathi

Joined: Oct 12, 2008
Posts: 1369

I am working on porting an iPhone application in Android in which the reference application has a carousel on the main screen allowing user to scroll through different pages and navigate from there. AFAIK, Android does not have a carousel widget.

What is the best/simpler way to achieve this effect/ create a similar widget in Android?

Wish I knew how to conjure object with OpenGL magic. I would have created a cyclinder and pasted an image!

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Monu Tripathi

Joined: Oct 12, 2008
Posts: 1369

Pointers and links would be welcome too...
Damon Oehlman

Joined: Jan 26, 2011
Posts: 23
Hey Monu,

You could possibly do this using the web apps approach if you wanted to give it a try. The Sencha Touch framework does come with a carousel UI element that works really well for both android and iPhone.

You can check it out in the Sencha Touch Kitchen Sink Demo (under User Interface > Carousel).


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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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