Tag Archives: getString

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 »

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 »

How to send Data between two individual applications in Android?

By | April 1, 2013

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… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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

By | November 18, 2012

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… Read More »

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

By | April 20, 2012

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. Set the image type as “image” to get only the images. on onActivityResult if the result… Read More »

How to encrypt a string in Android Using Base64?

By | January 9, 2012

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

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

By | August 11, 2011

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… Read More »

How to use SeekBar in ANDROID?

By | June 21, 2011

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.

By | June 13, 2011

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… Read More »

SQLiteManager plugin for eclipse

By | April 18, 2011

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… Read More »

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

By | April 17, 2011

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… Read More »