Monthly Archives: February 2013

iPhone Mini launch this summer

By | February 22, 2013

A low-priced iPhone makes a lot of sense, Morgan Stanley says, and it even could hit the market this summer. Katy Huberty, an analyst with the banking firm, noted that after her meetings with Apple Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer, she’s convinced that innovation remains a top priority for the Cupertino, Calif., electronics giant. She also believes that… Read More »

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

By | February 19, 2013

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?

By | February 17, 2013

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.

By | February 14, 2013

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?

By | February 13, 2013

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 write interfaces in java or Android?

By | February 7, 2013

This tutorial is about how to use interfaces in java or Android. What is an Interface? An interface is a collection of abstract methods. A class implements an interface, thereby inheriting the abstract methods of the interface. An interface is not a class. Writing an interface is similar to writing a class, but they are two different concepts.… Read More »

How to create transparency without using image in Android?

By | February 4, 2013

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 »