Tag Archives: getString

Working with SMS in Android, Read Messages from Inbox and Get Notified on new Incoming messages

Permissions Add these two permissions in the Android Manifest Read SMS from Inbox Reading SMS from inbox is not a big task, but your user needs to allow it if you app is running on Marhmallow or more. if you app is below marshmallow, then you wont need it. But here we will write one code for both… Read More »

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

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 that connects data… Read More »

FlipCard animation using Fragments in Android.

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 the activity that… Read More »

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

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 Fragment. The layout… Read More »

How to display a context menu from a fragment?

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 send Data between two individual applications in Android?

We can send data between two individual applications in Android if the receiving application is configured to received that type of data. For example if an application is to receive Image data then it’s manifest should contain the ImageFilter as Shown below For example ac activity in the receiving application is named “Receiver” then its entry in the… Read More »

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

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 to see the… Read More »

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

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 the java for… Read More »

How to load a spinner with values from SQlite Database in android?

Here is a simple example showing how to load a database values in a spinner in android. OK we will start. This is the layout for the spinner row. spinner_row.xml This is the layout for the interface. activity_main.xml Now this is the MainActivity.java file that uses the spinner and the database. Join the Forum discussion on this post… Read More »

Select an Image from gallery in ANDROID and show in an ImageView.

Hi all In this tutorial I will show you how to get an image from your phone gallery and show it in an imageview.Here we use intents to open up the image gallery and get the image URI. Steps : Set the image type as “image” to get only the images. on onActivityResult if the result is OK,… Read More »

How to encrypt a string in Android Using Base64?

Please check the LogCat for output. Join the Forum discussion on this post

How to get the current progress on your SeekBar in android?

I have already shown how to use seekBar in android. This simple snippet helps you to get the current progress in the seekbar. It’s same code from this post, only thing is I added the getProgress method. Check the Logcat for the current progress or the TextView in which I am showing. Take the xml from the This… Read More »

How to use SeekBar in ANDROID?

Here is a simple example to show how to use seek Bar in android. Create a new project and place this code in it. The main.xml file The strings.xml file. Here is another example to show How to get the current progress on your SeekBar in android? Please leave your valuable cmments

Get All Details from Contacts in ANDROID.

Hi all.. In today’s post I will show you how to get all information from the ANDROID Contacts programatically. Just copy and paste this code to your mail java file and check the Logcat for output. Note : Make sure you add this permission to the AndroidManifest File. Download the complete android java source code from the link… Read More »

SQLiteManager plugin for eclipse

When you are working on an Android application that stores data in a SQLite database.There arise many questions like where does this database file get stored on the filesystem ? How can we access the database? I will give solution to all these problems. I created the SQLite database from my previous post about Using SQLite in ANDROID… Read More »

How to use SQLite in ANDROID, A really simple example.

Hello ANDROID Lovers…….. In today’s tutorial I will show you how to deal with SQLite Databases in ANDROID. You know that SQLite are Lightweight databases which is maintained only on the client side. They don’t need a server. The SQLite databases are simply a file wrapped around with some stuff which helps us deal with them like a… Read More »