Using Shelvesets in TFS

By | April 30, 2017

Using Shelvesets in TFS we can set aside pending changes in Visual Studio 2015. We can set aside a batch of pending changes from our current work space temporarily using the feature Shelvesets . We can later restore these changes into our work space or can into work space of another user. Read more from here…

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Built In Filters and Custom Filters in Angular JS

By | April 20, 2017

AngularJS provides filters to transform data: currency Format a number to a currency format. date Format a date to a specified format. filter Select a subset of items from an array. json Format an object to a JSON string. limitTo Limits an array/string, into a specified number of elements/characters. lowercase Format a string to lower case. number Format… Read More »

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Custom TimerView in iOS – Swift

By | April 10, 2017

Hello everyone, Here in this tutorial I will show you how you can create a Custom View for Timer without any layout in Swift. Custom Timer Class Our Custom timer class will look like this Here I am passing the superview in which timerview is going to be placed as the parameter. Then I am creating a circle… Read More »

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Android Testing Tools

By | March 30, 2017

Automated testing processes are now a common thing in every project. Lets see some of them MonkeyRunner You can checkout more from here Advantages Low Level tool Does not have to do coding to automate tests Written in Python It can run test cases on rela devices connected to a PC/Emulators. APIs available for controlling a smartphone outside… Read More »

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Core Image Tutorial in Swift

By | March 30, 2017

It allows developers to filter images in their apps. Advantages Core Image supplies 90+ filters. Powerful image filtering capabilities Core Image includes APIs for face detection Automatic image enhancements Custom effects through “chained” filters. You can get all kinds of effects, such as modifying the vibrance, hue, or exposure. It uses either the CPU or GPU to process… Read More »

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Find subscriber id, sim serial number, phone network type etc in Android

By | March 20, 2017

The android.telephony.TelephonyManager class provides information about the telephony services such as subscriber id, sim serial number, phone network type etc.You can also determine the phone state etc. Permission Before Starting, make sure you add the permission in the Android Manifest. Android Source Code Below code gets the information from the Android Telephony Manager and displays information about the… Read More »

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Using SmsManager to send SMS

By | March 1, 2017

There are two ways to send SMS in Android Using SmsManager Using Built in Intent 1. SmsManager The SmsManager manages SMS operations such as sending data to the given mobile device. You can create this object by calling the static method SmsManager.getDefault() as follows: Initialize Sending Message Once you have SmsManager object, you can use sendDataMessage() method to… Read More »

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How to record Audio using AudioRecorder in iOS Swift

By | February 10, 2017

Well, its really easy for recording audio in an iOS application. We will decalre two variables in our View Controller Request Permisson from the User Start Recording Set Delegate Finish Recording Note : Sometimes iOS Stops the recording when a phone call comes. In that case we need to handle this. Since the delegate is our viewcontroller we… Read More »

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Using Different Media Libraries in Android

By | February 5, 2017

Android provides two main API’s for playing sounds. SoundPool MediaPlayer SoundPool SoundPool can be used for small audio clips. It can repeat sounds and play several sounds simultaneously. The sound files played with SoundPool should not exceed 1 MB. SoundPool does load the file asynchronously. As of Android API8 it is possible to check if the loading is… Read More »

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Event Handling using DataBinding in Android.

By | February 3, 2017

Using data binding, you can also handle events right from the layout xml using either Method references, or Listener bindings. For this we can create a seperate Class named “MyHandler”. Event Handler Class MyHandler.java Like my previous examples you have to initialize the listener in the Activity. Layout Now the layout that has a button with the click… Read More »

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DataBinding in Android using Observable Collections

By | January 30, 2017

As I shown in the previous post where we used BaseObservable and ObservableField to update UI when binding object is changed, this post will show you another simple way to achieve this. Do Check my previous posts for better understanding of DataBinding and methods used in DataBinding. http://www.coderzheaven.com/2017/01/15/simple-databinding-in-android-example/ http://www.coderzheaven.com/2017/01/20/data-binding-in-android-using-observables/ http://www.coderzheaven.com/2017/01/25/data-binding-in-android-using-observablefield-to-update-ui-automatically/ Here is another way to do it. In… Read More »

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Data Binding in Android – Using ObservableField to Update UI automatically

By | January 25, 2017

As I shown in the previous post where we used BaseObservable to update UI when binding object is changed, this post will show you another simple way to achieve this. Do Check my previous posts for better understanding of DataBinding and methods used in DataBinding. http://www.coderzheaven.com/2017/01/15/simple-databinding-in-android-example/ http://www.coderzheaven.com/2017/01/20/data-binding-in-android-using-observables/ Here is another way to do it. In this method we… Read More »

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Using GSON in Android – Simple Demo

By | January 19, 2017

GSON is open source Java library developed by Google. It is an API for converting a Java object to json representation and viceversa. Uses Converts any Java object i.e new object or any existing/legacy object, to JSON and vice-versa. Finest support for generic objects Simple, convenient methods for conversions No need of any annotation for fields for conversions… Read More »

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Android Navigation Drawer Simple Example

By | January 16, 2017

Navigation Drawer helps developers for creating easy menus in an application. Lets start to see how it works. We will start by creating a new project with a navigation drawer activity. Adding Navigation Drawer Activity If you want to add Navigation Drawer Activity to your existing project you can simply add it by going to your package ->… Read More »

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Simple DataBinding in Android Example.

By | January 15, 2017

This is a latest technique in Android where the UI is updated when the data bind to it changes, which is called databinding. DataBinding DataBinding has its own expression language for layout files. It corresponds to Java expressions and has quite impressive capabilities. Below you can see the list of all available operators: mathematical operators; string concatenation; logical… Read More »

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How to call Android function from JavaScript?

By | January 10, 2017

Check the Video below to see what we are going to do… If the web page you plan to load in your WebView use JavaScript, you must enable JavaScript for your WebView. Once JavaScript is enabled, you can also create interfaces between your application code and your JavaScript code. Enabling JavaScript JavaScript is disabled in a WebView by… Read More »

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Android Material Design – Scroll and Collapsable App Bar

By | January 5, 2017

Material design has changed the way user interact with apps. Below is one such UI design which we all will love. We will create a collapsable AppBar which scrolls from center of the screen to the AppBar. Check out the video below to see how it looks. All the magic happens in the XML layout. So We will… Read More »

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Understanding Shared Element Transition in Android.

By | December 25, 2016

Hi all, In Today’s tutorial we will see how we can do a shared element transition between activities in android. What we will do. We have two activities First activity has a TextView and two images. Second activity with two images. We will animation between corresponding images. Check out the video below to see what we are going… Read More »

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Material Design Circular Reveal Animation Demo in Android.

By | December 24, 2016

Material Design has changed the way users interact with the apps. Reveal is a new animation introduced in Android L that animates the view’s clipping boundaries. Reveal animations provide users visual continuity when you show or hide a group of UI elements. This animation is often times used in conjunction with a floating action button. The ViewAnimationUtils.createCircularReveal() method… Read More »

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Important Steps to improve WebView Performance in Android

By | December 23, 2016

A Quick note on WebView A View that displays web pages. This class is the basis upon which you can roll your own web browser or simply display some online content within your Activity. It uses the WebKit rendering engine to display web pages and includes methods to navigate forward and backward through a history, zoom in and… Read More »

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