How to add Deeplinks in your Android Application?

By | November 1, 2017

What are Deep Links? Let’s understand this with the help of a situation. If you happened to click a link on a webpage and suddenly it opens an application inside you phone or opens a dialog asking you to choose an application to handle this click. Yes, this is called deep linking. You can read… Read More »

Useful Android Studio Plugins

By | October 20, 2017

Here are some plugins that are really handy for developers to speed up their development. 1. ADBWIFI This plugin helps you to debug your app over Wi-Fi. Check out my previous blog post on how to do this without any plugin. http://www.coderzheaven.com/2017/09/20/how-to-debugrun-android-application-in-android-studio-wirelessly-using-wifi/ 2. DTO generator This plugin is useful when you want to generate corresponding… Read More »

How to Create Preferences Settings in your app using Android Built-in Settings Preference APIs

By | October 10, 2017

There is often a settings page when we make our app and most of the people end up making it using their own UI. But interestingly Android provides API specific for building preferences using your own values. Check the below UI for my settings Lets see how that is done. Using Preference Headers Preference Headers… Read More »

Steps to Speed Up/Optimize Android Studio Gradle Build Process.

By | October 1, 2017

Even with good hardware configuration for the system, we often end up with slow gradle build process in Android Studio. So here I will discuss some steps to Speed up Android Gradle build. 1. Stay Up to Date Make sure you have the latest Android Studio and have the latest build tools updated. 2. Create… Read More »

Get Battery Percentage in Android – Different Methods

By | September 25, 2017

We will see the different ways to get the battery percentage in Android. Method 1 Register a Broadcast Receiver Receive like this Method 2 Method 3 Note : Make sure you unregister the receiver when you don’t need.

How to Debug/Run Android application in Android Studio Wirelessly using Wifi.

By | September 20, 2017

Steps Enable usb debugging and Connect the device to dev system with USB cable. Type “adb tcpip 5555” in Terminal/Command prompt. (Here we are opening a port in device to connect from development system.) Disconnect the phone and check the ip address of phone from network settings Type “adb connect :5555” Now the phone will… Read More »

ng-repeat Simple Demo in Angular JS with filter

By | September 15, 2017

ng-repeat. Example Now we will do a filter Search Filter In the above example if we want to search by country we will modify the code like below will search in country fields of the employees only and the boolean value from the checkbox will look for the exact match from the checkbox. Complete Example

Do we need to call the Garbage Collector manually ( System.gc() ) in Android?

By | September 5, 2017

This is a common question. Eventhough the Android System calls garabage collector at appropriate times, this usually will not be adequate. Because the system calls GC at intervals, most of the time it wont work perfect and causing unnecessary pauses in the application. If these pauses are more than 16ms, then the user will notice… Read More »

How to write Simple Animation while setVisibility.GONE in Android?

By | September 5, 2017

Automatic animations on Layout Change If you want to animate views in a layout without writing big codes. Here is a Simple way. Find the root element of the layout and add this property to it. Adding Manual Animations Fade Out Animation Fade In Animation Move Down by height Translate animate to origin Position Adding… Read More »

How to add finger print authentication in Android.

By | August 30, 2017

Android 6.0 saw the introduction of fingerprint authentication, a new security feature that allows users to confirm their identify with a single touch. Well, after that this has become a common way of authentication for users. Advantages Very easy, fast and convenient to use for authentication Don’t need to remember No struggling with the keyboards… Read More »

How to do a List filtering in Angular JS?

By | August 20, 2017

Filtering is really easy in Angular JS. In Angular JS we use the “filter” keyword to do the filtering. Example Copy and paste the above code in an html and run. You will see the result. Here we have a variable named “my_search” which is a textbox in HTML. so the filter value is taken… Read More »

Class has not initialiser error in Swift – Solved.

By | August 14, 2017

Apart from other languages, when you write a class in Swift, It should have a initialiser. To solve this we have to write init() function in that particular class. Just like below. For example, look at the below class. Here we have 5 variables. The above error usually comes when you don’t initialize all variables… Read More »

What is Scope and RootScope in Angular JS? with examples

By | August 10, 2017

Scope Scope is the binding part between the HTML (UI) and the Javascript (the Controller). Scope object contains the available properties and methods. Scope is accessible in both HTML and Javascript. Scope Example Root Scope Root Scope is created on the HTML element that contains the ng-app directive Root Scope is available for the entire… Read More »

How to find location in Android using GPS?

By | July 25, 2017

This example helps you to find the location in Android using the GPS. I have commented out some functionality in the code. You can uncomment it and extend it at your wish. At first we will create a utility class that will handle all GPS related Operations. GPS Utility Class This class has all utility… Read More »

Floating Button like Facebook Chat in Android

By | July 20, 2017

Floating widgets float over the screen over any app that is currently running. Here we will make a floating action button that you can drag around the screen to position and do actions on it. Add Permission For drawing over the other apps, you need “android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW” permission. So add this entry in your manifest. Our… Read More »

What are Angular JS modules? – A Simple Demo

By | July 15, 2017

Angular JS modules means : An AngularJS module defines an application. The module is a container for the different parts of an application like controller, services, filters, directives etc. The module is a container for the application controllers. Controllers always belong to a module. Example Here we have a module named “MyApp” and controller for… Read More »

Fast and Efficient way to transfer images between Activites in Android

By | July 14, 2017

We often need to transfer images between activities. Well there are many methods to transfer images. You can make the image into a Base64 String and pass it as String argument extra in a bundle between activities You can save it to a disc and read it in the other activity. Well, these methods will… Read More »

Angular JS Directives in Short.

By | July 10, 2017

Here is a comprehensive list of Angular JS Directives. Directive Description ng-app It defines the root element of an application. ng-bind It binds the content of an html element to application data. ng-bind-html Itbinds the innerhtml of an html element to application data, and also removes dangerous code from the html string. ng-bind-template It specifies… Read More »