Monthly Archives: October 2011

How to change the default transition between activities?

By | October 26, 2011

In android the default transition between activities is to slide from left to right. But with custom animations we can change that. First create a folder inside the res/drawable folder called “anim”. Then create a file named “fade.xml” and copy this code into it. create another file named “hold.xml” in the same place hold.xml. activity_animation.xml Now the main… Read More »

How to take screenshot of application and store it in SDCARD?

By | October 26, 2011

The first part is explained in this Tutorial, that is taking the screenshot of the application (View). The second part is storing it in the SDCARD. This is possible by compressing the image bitmap to bytes and then store. Finally dont forgot to put the following permission in the manifest file.

How to use shapes in android? A simple example.

By | October 23, 2011

In android with shapes we can create beautiful layouts. Lets look at an example. Create an xml named “gradient.xml” in your drawable folder and copy this code into it. Now the main layout file main.xml The main java file. Done. You can now run the application.

How to create a custom ListView in android?

By | October 13, 2011

Hello all….. In today’s tutorial I will show you how to create a custom listview in android. For that we need 3java files. One holding the ListView itself another a Model object that holds the data for the listview and the third one for the Adapter which extends the ArrayAdapter class for holding the model. First the Model.java… Read More »