Tag Archives: ANDROID

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… Read More »

Best Coding Practices in Android – Part 2

By | April 5, 2016

You can read the First Article about Best Coding Practices in Android here. Re-Use Elements and Layouts Use for reusing layouts. You can read about this from here. Use Different resources for different density Screens. Properly organize your images in mdpi, hdpi,xhdpi etc folders for corresponding screens. This helps to prevent blurry images. Read more… Read More »

Uploading Image to Server – Android Eclipse Version.

By | February 18, 2016

Hi all, In today’s tutorial I will show you how to send an image to server using POST method in ANDROID. If you are working in Android studio, then checkout the article here. Uploading an image to server is a basic requirement in many of our application. Sending data to server which is using a… Read More »

Nexus 6 Came…

By | October 16, 2014

Specifications GENERAL 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – all models   CDMA 800 / 1900 – XT1103 US model 3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 – XT1100 Global model   HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 – XT1103… Read More »

Android In App Purchased Demo V3.

By | September 2, 2014

Hi all, This demo shows how to do in app purchase for managed products in Android using Version 3 in-app Billing API. Please Go through this before trying out this Demo http://developer.android.com/google/play/billing/index.html These are the important steps in to remember for doing in app purchase. 1. You have to download the Google In App Billing… Read More »

Yota Phone – The Android Smartphone From Russia With Two Screens

By | January 5, 2014

Let’s start with the underlying hardware. Compared to some of the flagship and high-end Android devices launched in 2013, the Yota Phone is decidedly mid-range. The Dual-Core 1.7 GHz Krait CPU has the speed and capability to run Android comfortably, but the handset doesn’t stretch the specs in the current market. It’s nice to see… Read More »

Intel ready to turn Android into Once Windows were…

By | November 24, 2013

Yes The chip maker is now ready for making android scale to even bigger screen that is dominated by the Windows platform.. Intel is reportedly thinking beyond Microsoft when it comes to a full-fledged ‘client’ operating system, and the best bet today for it is Google’s Android. The chipmaker’s general manager, Kirk Skaugen said that… Read More »

How to write a custom content provider in android? with a sample application using our own custom content provider.

By | September 22, 2013

Hello all we all know what are content providers right? Those who are unaware of content providers please visit this link http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/providers/content-providers.html In a breif content Providers are Content providers manage access to a structured set of data. They encapsulate the data, and provide mechanisms for defining data security. Content providers are the standard interface… Read More »

Creating a Clock Widget in Android with Custom Font.

By | September 10, 2013

Hi all if you have been a regular visitor of this website you have seen that I have shown you how to create a simple widget, adding controls to it, adding event handlers in the views etc… Do check this website for more tutorials on widgets. You can find other tutorials by following this LINK.… Read More »

FlipCard animation using Fragments in Android.

By | August 17, 2013

Hello all I am back with fragments again. I know you have seen a lot of posts on fragments and fragment animation. This one will be another useful post for you. This post helps you to show a FlipCard animation using Fragments. Let us see how can we do this. At first I will show… Read More »

How to get a return value from a DialogFragment? or Using DialogFragments in android.

By | July 1, 2013

Hello all…… This post examples how to get an edittext value from a dialog fragment. You can use the same method to get a button click from a dialog or events like that. You can click on the download link to get the source code. At first we will create a layout for the Dialog… 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.… 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… Read More »

900 million Android activations

By | May 15, 2013

Google’s Android OS has more than 900 million users, the company said Wednesday at its I/O event began in San Francisco. Google also announced several APIs that will let developers add more capabilities to their Android apps, including in the areas of location and improving battery life. “It’s been an amazing year for Android developers,”… Read More »

Highest Rated CEOs 2013

By | March 17, 2013

Do you approve of the way your CEO is leading the company? See which CEOs have the highest approval ratings. The Glassdoor list is based entirely on employee feedback shared during the past year. Check out the Top CEOs of 2013 and caste your vote here.. http://www.glassdoor.com/50-Highest-Rated-CEOs.htm

How to store an Image from Android to a SQlite and retrieve it?

By | December 23, 2012

Hello all… In today’s post I will show you how to store an image in an SQLite database and retrieve it. First I will just create a Database Helper Class for adding and reading from the Database. Our Database contains only one table “Images” with two columns “id” and “image”. Note : If you want… Read More »

Google – working on a secret phone called the “X-Phone”

By | December 22, 2012

Google is working on what the company is internally calling the “X Phone” that it hopes will provide a credible challenge to Apple and Samsung, reveals the Wall Street Journal. Google is using Motorola, which it acquired seven months ago for $12.5 billion, to design a phone that will supposedly have new features unlike any… Read More »

Samsung’s New Galaxy Grand with Dual-SIM, 5-Inch Display

By | December 19, 2012

Samsung has added the Grand, a new midrange smartphone, to its Android-running Galaxy lineup. At a glance, it strongly resembles the Galaxy S III, though Grand features a larger, though lower-resolution display—a 5-inch WVGA TFT LCD compared with the 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED on the Galaxy S III—and will be available in a dual Subscriber… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S3 will get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean this Friday

By | December 17, 2012

US Cellular has announced that it would be rolling Jelly Bean out to its Samsung Galaxy S3 starting this Friday, December 21st. This would make it the fifth and final upgrade needing to go out to the Samsung Galaxy S3 here in the United States as all major carriers, including Verizon, will have been offering… Read More »

How to crop an Image in Android?

By | December 15, 2012

This is a sample program that launches the camera and crop the captured image. Check this link to another crop image example. http://www.coderzheaven.com/2011/03/15/crop-an-image-in-android/ This is the layout xml. activity_main.xml Now this is the Main Java File that implements the crop functionality. Here we are using the “com.android.camera.action.CROP” Intent to crop the Image passing the captured… Read More »

How to call a function using a String in Android and also pass parameters along with it.

By | December 5, 2012

Hi all … Today’s post is all about calling functions using Simple Strings. Here we will do two things. 1. Call a function without parameters. 2. Call a function with parameters. This is the class which contains the functions that we are going to call using “simple Strings”. Now this is the main activity that… Read More »

How to create Swiping Windows in Android from Android 2.1 onwards?

By | November 28, 2012

Have you seen the Google Play application in your Android phone. Wondered about how they implemented swiping windows in it. Don’t Worry, Here is an example which implements it. Here we will create three pages which can be swiped to access it. These are the three layouts for the three sections. section1.xml section2.xml section3.xml Now… Read More »