by Jay Ang and Beemo Lee

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In the year 2012, Carousell pioneered the mobile classified space, making it easier for millions to buy and sell. Fast forward to the year 2020, when Apple announced iOS 14, our innovative DNA jumped on the opportunity to develop the very exciting Widget on homescreen feature. In this article, the iOS team will cover how we built Carousell’s Widget and some pitfalls that we discovered during our development process.

The iOS team collaborated with the Product and Design team to come up with a design guideline and more importantly decided what gets displayed on the widget. …

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