Monthly Archives: February 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

It would appear that Samsung will indeed be showing off their fabled Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet this coming week at Mobile World Congress 2013. We’ve been sent a sort of spy-shot of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 being blasted on a large screen inside the new MWC convention location – the show still being set up in a… Read More »

How to create layouts that change according to the phone and Tablet in Android Using Fragments in SDK Less than HoneyComb?

Hello all….. This is a simple tutorial to show how to create a FLEXIBLE UI for both Phone and Tablets in Android. In the figure below you can see the result after running this tutorial. Tablet in LANDSCAPE MODE TABLET IN PORTRAIT MODE TABLET IN PORTRAIT MODE – AFTER CLICKING THE LIST. PHONE IN PORTRAIT MODE PHONE IN… Read More »

How to create layouts that change according to the phone and Tablet in Android Using Fragments?

Hello all….. This is a simple tutorial to show how to create a FLEXIBLE UI for both Phone and Tablets in Android. In the figure below you can see the result after running this tutorial. Tablet in LANDSCAPE MODE TABLET IN PORTRAIT MODE TABLET IN PORTRAIT MODE – AFTER CLICKING THE LIST. PHONE IN PORTRAIT MODE PHONE IN… Read More »

Using DialogFragments in Android – A Simple example.

A little on Dialog Fragments A fragment that displays a dialog window, floating on top of its activity’s window. This fragment contains a Dialog object, which it displays as appropriate based on the fragment’s state. Control of the dialog (deciding when to show, hide, dismiss it) should be done through the API here, not with direct calls on… Read More »

How to extend a Dialog class and write it’s button click on your activity using Interfaces in Android?

Hello all……. This tutorial is all about writing your own Dialogs and implementing the click or touch on any of it’s views in another class (say another activity). This is primarily useful if we have a common dialog and have to handle it’s button click in different ways in different activities. Here what we will do is 1.… Read More »

How to create transparency without using image in Android?

Transparency in a background of a View in android can be achieved in two ways. 1. By providing a transparent image. 2. By providing an XML that has as shape with end, starting and middle color. This is a sample XML that creates a transparency. bg_gradiant.xml Note : By Simply providing a color doesn’t creates transparency. The trick… Read More »