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Apps are all apps open-source? i want to work off someone else's ap

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  1. tracerit

    tracerit Android Enthusiast
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    i've been trying to find an app that has a widget that i can put on my homescreen that will change through a list of quotes i've gathered. currently, i'm using everydayquotes Everyday Quotes - Android app on AppBrain

    it does what i'm kind of looking for and i'm just looking to work off of what they have. or is this not "ethical"?
     

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    not all apps are open source, nor do they have to be. if you want an app to work off of, you are going to have to find one yourself.
     
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    Are you looking to copy their layout style or hack into the source code somehow?
     
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    no not hack, i'm totally clueless as how to code -_- so this is all wishful thinking most likely but i'd like to find something to work off of and play around.
     
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    If the app is open source it will say so and link to something like a googlecode page.
     

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