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Wear Tiles

Create applications for Wear OS by Google smartwatches.
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April 7, 2021 - - - 1.0.0-alpha02

Declaring dependencies

To add a dependency on Wear, you must add the Google Maven repository to your project. Read Google's Maven repository for more information.

Add the dependencies for the artifacts you need in the build.gradle file for your app or module:

dependencies {
    // Use to implement support for wear tiles
    implementation "androidx.wear.tiles:tiles:1.0.0-alpha02"

    // Use to preview wear tiles in your own app
    debugImplementation "androidx.wear.tiles:tiles-renderer:1.0.0-alpha02"

For more information about dependencies, see Add build dependencies.


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Version 1.0.0

Version 1.0.0-alpha02

April 7, 2021

androidx.wear.tiles:tiles:1.0.0-alpha02, androidx.wear.tiles:tiles-proto:1.0.0-alpha02, and androidx.wear.tiles:tiles-renderer:1.0.0-alpha02 are released. Version 1.0.0-alpha02 contains these commits.

API Changes

  • androidx.wear:wear-tiles has moved groups, and should now be referred to as androidx.wear.tiles:tiles
  • androidx.wear:wear-tiles-renderer has moved groups, and should now be referred to as androidx.wear.tiles:tiles-renderer
  • TileRenderer.LoadActionListener now consumes an instance of rather than androidx.wear.tiles.proto.StateProto.State.
  • TileRenderer now accepts Tile resources from, rather than an instance of androidx.wear.tiles.renderer.ResourceAccessors.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed inability to use LoadActionListener, as it exposed an internal class.

Version 1.0.0-alpha01

March 10, 2021

androidx.wear:wear-tiles:1.0.0-alpha01, androidx.wear:wear-tiles-proto:1.0.0-alpha01, and androidx.wear:wear-tiles-renderer:1.0.0-alpha01 are released. Version 1.0.0-alpha01 contains these commits.

New Features

  • The Wear Tiles Renderer library provides functionality to build custom Tiles for Wear OS devices, along with the classes that allow the system to fetch your Tile and display it right next to your watch face.