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Create a new project

Choose File >>New>>Project under eclipse menu.
Then from the New Project Dialog, Select Droidget Wizard>>Project
Fill necessary fields including project name..etc.. and Click Finish
Project with the given name will appear in the Eclipse project explorer.

Edit config.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<widget id="JSONSample_1279501117368" version="1.0" width="600" height="300">
    <content src="index.html" type="text/html"/>
    <description>The sample of JSON</description>
    <author url="">GClue</author>
    <icon src="icon.png"/>
    <access uri="" subdomains="true" />

Create a Javascript file

Under src folder, create another folder called ‘js’ and create a file called scripts.js under ‘js’ folder

  • Right click (Command click on Mac) on the Project name
  • Choose File >> New >> Folder and name it as js
  • Right click (Command click on Mac) on js foder , then File >> New >> File  and name it as scripts.js
// call JSON
function init(){ 
    var keyword = "android2.2";
    var url = "" + keyword + "&format=json&jsoncallback=%3f";
    json(resultJson, url);

// callback of JSON
function resultJson(json){

    var resultHtml = "";
    for(var i = 0; i < json.items.length; i++){
        resultHtml += "<img src="+json.items[i].media.m+" height=50>";
    document.getElementById("divMsg").innerHTML = resultHtml;

function json(callback, url){
    var http_connect = new XMLHttpRequest();"GET", url, true);

    http_connect.onreadystatechange = function() {
        if (http_connect.readyState == 4) {
            if(http_connect.status == 200){
                alert("Can't connect");

Edit index.html

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "">
    <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
    <meta http-equiv="Content-Style-Type" content="text/css" />
    <meta http-equiv="Content-Script-Type" content="text/javascript" />
    <title>JSON Sample</title>
    <script type="text/javascript" src="js/script.js"></script>
<body onload="init()">
    <div id="divMsg"></div>

Deploy the Widget

Now save and deploy the project
  • From the eclipse menu select Droidget --> packaging
  • Then Droidget-->install packaging
upload the Widget to web server and update the download.html file as follows. Then access the download.html from the smart phone and 
install the widget from URI. 

    <a href="droidget://">JSONSample</a><br>