Monthly Archives: June 2013

Using a ListBox, Dynamically adding contents to a listbox in Windows Phone

By | June 29, 2013

This post shows how to add string objects to a ListBox Control in Windows Phone. Make sure to choose a C# template for the project. This is the layout . This is the complete Layout Just change the class name in the root of the layout to yours. Now we will look at the code.

Navigation Drawer Example in Android.

By | June 28, 2013

Navigation Drawer The navigation drawer is a panel that transitions in from the left edge of the screen and displays the app’s main navigation options. Displaying the navigation drawer Creating a Navigation Drawer The user can bring the navigation drawer onto the screen by swiping from the left edge of the screen or by touching the application icon… Read More »

How to create a fully customizable Toast which will use your own time duration and gravity and layout with ease without using the default toast in android?

By | June 24, 2013

Hello all We all have seen toasts right…ok then you have already customized your toasts right. Here I will show you a method to create toasts which will last the time you set and the gravity. You can download the code by clicking on the download links. This is the class that creates the toast notification. MyMsgBox.java Now… Read More »

Use of custom animations in a FragmentTransaction when pushing and popping a stack. or How to apply animations in Fragments when pushing on to a stack?

By | June 13, 2013

Hello all We have seen many examples of how to use fragments in android. You can search coderzheaven for all types of transactions using Fragments. Today in this post we will see how we can apply animations to Fragments when pushing on to a stack. This is fairly a long example. I will try to explain with code… Read More »

How to display a context menu from a fragment?

By | June 9, 2013

Hello all I think you all know about the context menu in android. It appears as a popup when you long press something. Fragment also provides some methods for registering with the contextmenu and showing it. Let’s see how we can do it. You can click on the download links to download the source code. At first we… Read More »

How to initialize a Fragements with attributes as a Bundle at runtime and from attributes in a layout?

By | June 6, 2013

This post Demonstrates a fragment that can be configured through both Bundle arguments and layout attributes. You can click on the links to download the source code. Here there are two fragments in the layout, one is directly in the layout and the other is created dynamically with arguments at runtime. Here is how we do it. At… Read More »

How to hide and show a Fragment with animation in Android? and How to retain a state in a Fragment in Android?

By | June 5, 2013

Hello everyone This posts helps you to hide and show a fragment with animation (without XML files animation). And also it shows how to retain a saved state(for eg: a value in a textview). A little about Fragments A Fragments is an independent component which can be connected to an activity. A Fragment typically defines a part of… Read More »

Google’s Android will beat Apple’s iphone in total number of apps downloaded in next few months.

By | June 4, 2013

Analysts are saying that Google play store will be the most popular platform for downloading mobile apps in the next few months. History of Google Play Google Play, formerly known as the Android Market, is a digital application distribution platform for Android and an online electronics store developed and maintained by Google. The service allows users to browse… Read More »

How to create animation by default in a GridLayout in Android?

By | June 2, 2013

This example shows you how to create animation using the default XML tag in a gridview. This application demonstrates how to use the animateLayoutChanges tag in XML to automate transition animations as items are removed from or added to a container. Click on the download link to get the source code. Let’s have a look. At first we… Read More »

How to create a SearchView with Filter mode in a ListView in Android?

By | June 1, 2013

Actually this is fairly simple. Android by default provides a SearchView class that has the ability to filter. Just look at the XML layout that I am using in this post. It consists of a SearchView and a ListView. The searchView searches the listview for the matched content. Click on the link below to download the code. Layout… Read More »