Life is good and everything will be ok, Kotlin is here… In this article we will check how we can start with Kotlin for Android. Pre-requisites First you have to download Android Studio Beta 3.0 from here. Make sure you won’t overwrite your old Android Studio when you install the new version. Let’s start Android… Read More »
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 »
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 »
Here is a simple ulility function to convert a hex color string to UIColor in iOS in Swift 3.
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 »
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 »
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.
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. 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
This is a simple demo to do Slide to Unlock in Android. Layout Activity
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 »
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 »
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 »
You can add AngularJS event listeners to your HTML elements by using one or more of these directives: ng-blur ng-change ng-click ng-copy ng-cut ng-dblclick ng-focus ng-keydown ng-keypress ng-keyup ng-mousedown ng-mouseenter ng-mouseleave ng-mousemove ng-mouseover ng-mouseup ng-paste Example
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 »
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 »
You can use the ng-bind directive, which will bind the innerHTML of the element to the specified model property: Method 1 Method 2 Complete Example
With the ng-model directive you can bind the value of an input field to a variable created in AngularJS. Here we will have two input fields which will bind to two variables in Angular JS. Example Just copy paste the above code to your editor and save in html and see the result.
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 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »