Monthly Archives: January 2012

Central aligning the default message text in AlertDialog in android.

By | January 30, 2012

Hello all.. Today I will show you how to align the message text to center in an AlertDialog. By default it is left aligned, so we have to get a reference to it to align it to center. This is how we do it. Check this code. Please leave your valuable comments on this post.

Saving TextFile to SDCARD in android?

By | January 29, 2012

Hello android lovers, In today’s tutorial I will show you how to 1. Create a text file and save a textfile in your SDCARD in your preferred path. 2. Read the contents from the same file and show it in a TextView. For writing a file we use the FileWriter class and for reading the… Read More »

Android removes the need of Menu button from devices with ActionBar.

By | January 28, 2012

Hello all.. The latest development in android is that google has removed the menu button from android, instead they provide something called the actionbar like in the Honeycomb devices. Google introduced the ActionBar class as the standard solution to make actions from the user options immediately visible and quick to invoke The ActionBar looks like… Read More »

Working with SQLite databases through command Line in android.

By | January 23, 2012

Hello all, In todays tutorial I will show you how to work with sqlite databases in android through command line. Advantages 1. You can browse any number of databases. 2. You can write any queries and execute. First go through these tutorials to get a glance of how to work with sqlite databases in android.… Read More »

How to save data or score in Android Cocos2D?

By | January 21, 2012

Hello Friends Today I will show you how to save data in cocos2D android in a database and reload it when the game starts. This has been always a problem withe game developers for cocos2D android. I will show you a way to save almost any number of data in a database using SQlite in… Read More »

Controlling android emulator with keypad.

By | January 16, 2012

Emulator Keyboard Mapping The table below summarizes the mappings between the emulator keys and and the keys of your keyboard. Emulated Device Key Keyboard Key Home HOME Menu (left softkey) F2 or Page-up button Star (right softkey) Shift-F2 or Page Down Back ESC Call/dial button F3 Hangup/end call button F4 Search F5 Power button F7… Read More »

How to encrypt a string in Android Using Base64?

By | January 9, 2012

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Single Selection ListView in android

By | January 8, 2012

Hello all….. In today’s post I will show you how to create a single selection list in android. Here is the main.xml Now this line in the java file creates the single choice. setListAdapter(new ArrayAdapter(this, android.R.layout.simple_list_item_single_choice, android.R.id.text1, names)); Now this is the full java code

How to check whether a video has completed playing in android?

By | January 6, 2012

Hello all… Today I will show you how to get notified when a video completes playing in android. PLease check this post for playing a video and the resources. First create a folder named “raw” inside the “res” folder and copy a video inside it. Now copy the xml from this link. For listening to… Read More »

Starting PhoneGap for ANDROID.

By | January 4, 2012

Hello everyone…. In today’s tutorial I will show how to start with a HelloWorld Application in PhoneGap for ANDROID. So what is PhoneGap PhoneGap is an HTML5 app platform that allows you to author native applications with web technologies and get access to APIs and app stores. Follow these steps exactly to build the helloworld… Read More »

Using WebView to call a function in android java code or How to use a WebViewClient in android?

By | January 1, 2012

Hello everyone Today I will explain how will you call a function that is defined inside the java android code from a webview. For this we need to add a webviewclient in android for the WebView we are adding in the xml. Then we have to register the webviewclient with the WebView we are creating… Read More »