Monthly Archives: January 2012

Saving TextFile to SDCARD in android?

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 textfile we use… Read More »

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

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 this When invoked… Read More »

Scaling the android emulator through command line.

Hello everyone, Today I will show you a simple trick of scaling the android device through command line. Ofcourse this can be done using the interface, but the otherway is using the command line. Through interface is like this . Through command line Change the scale value and see how your emulator changes. please leave your comments if… Read More »

Working with SQLite databases through command Line in android.

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. 1. 2.… Read More »

How to save data or score in Android Cocos2D?

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 android. Check these… Read More »

How to encrypt a string in Android Using Base64?

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Single Selection ListView in android

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,, names)); Now this is the full java code

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

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 the video completion… Read More »

Starting PhoneGap for ANDROID.

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 application. 1.If you… Read More »

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

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 using this method.… Read More »