Tag Archives: Code Java

ActionBar with Search Option and other options in Android.

By | October 20, 2012

I have already shown some examples with ActionBar. This is the example showing how to start with ActionBar in android. 1. Android removes the need of Menu button from devices with ActionBar. 2. How to start with ActionBar in Android? 3. Dynamically Adding, Removing, Toggling and Removing all ActionBar Tabs in Android – Part 2?… Read More »

How will you create a custom Notification in Android with a custom Layout?

By | September 15, 2012

This sample application does that. First create an xml for your notification. custom_notification.xml Now the java code.

How to create a Scrolling Text (marquee) in android using TextView?

By | September 15, 2012

OK At first we will create the XML that contains a TextView. marqueetext.xml Now the java code Note : The XMl alone will not create the marquee. For that the most important thing is to do this in java code. Now run the project and see the result.

How to read and write files to SDCARD and application SandBox in Android – A complete example?

By | September 6, 2012

Here is a complete example of How to read and write files to SDCARD and application SandBox in Android. First create a new project and inside the mainActivity paste this code. Now create another class named MyFile.java and copy this code into it. Now the layout for the xml file. Note you should give this… Read More »

How to make a http call repeatedly from a service in android?

By | July 14, 2012

We may have applications in which we may have to make repeated calls to a webservice. At that time services may be useful. This is such an example in which we will be creating a Service in android to create a repeated call to a webservice in a time delay of some seconds or milliseconds.… Read More »

Zoom In animation between Two Activities.

By | April 28, 2012

Hello everyone… I have already shown you how to override default animation between activities. Today I will show a zoom in and out animation between activities. Take a look at this post for another animation between activities. Create files named zoom_enter.xml and zoom_exit.xml in the res/anim folder. zoom_enter.xml file contents. zoom_exit.xml file contents. Now replace… Read More »

How to read and write a text file that is stored in your application sandbox in ANDROID?

By | April 22, 2012

Hi all….. In this post I will show you how to read a text file in ANDOID. Let your file is in the your application sandbox of your ANDOID project, i.e the file’s location is /data/data/your_package_name folder. To view this folder -> open File Explorer and expand each folder. For this example to work first… Read More »

How to create a Custom ListBox in Windows Phone 7?

By | March 23, 2012

For creating Custom ListView First create a new project named “Lists” and the language is “C#” here. Now open the “MainPage.xaml” and copy this code. Now we have to create another xaml for each custom row in the List. For that right click on the project folder in the solution explorer. Please check the screenshot,… Read More »

Changing the style or theme of default alertDialog in Android.

By | February 3, 2012

Hello everyone, Here is a simple example showing how to change the theme of default AlertDialog in android. Check this post before for understanding how to use styles. http://www.coderzheaven.com/2012/04/17/inherit-styles-extend-styles-android/ To start first create a fresh project named AlertTest. In the AlertTestDemo.java file copy this code Now create a file named “styles.xml” inside the res/values folder… Read More »

Single Selection ListView in android

By | January 8, 2012

Hello all….. In today’s post I will show you how to create a single selection list in android. Here is the main.xml Now this line in the java file creates the single choice. setListAdapter(new ArrayAdapter(this, android.R.layout.simple_list_item_single_choice, android.R.id.text1, names)); Now this is the full java code

Parsing an XML from Online in Android

By | December 25, 2011

In the previous example I showed how to parse an xml that is stored in a file in res/xml folder. In this post I will show you how to parse an xml that is stored in a server in an xml file. Here I am using an xml that is stored in here Here is… Read More »

How to Open camera in ANDROID?

By | June 25, 2011

Hello everyone.. In today’s tutorial I will show you how to use camera in ANDROID in your program. In this tutorial we will be having a button which will open the camera and after taking the photo it will show it in an imageView. Note: This program will work only in the real device not… Read More »