Tag Archives: HELLO

ListView with Sections in android.

By | February 24, 2012

Hello all………. We have seen many posts about ListViews like creating a listview, adding data to it, customizing a listview etc. Take a look at some of these examples 1. Single Selection ListView in android 2. Flitering a ListView using an input from an EditText in Android. 3. How to create a custom ListView in android? 4. Android… Read More »

How to use global variables in android? -Part 2

By | February 20, 2012

Hello all…. In a previous post I showed a method to share global variables across your android application. Those were done using a static class. Now today I will show you another way of sharing global variables across the application Check these posts for sharing data across the application. 1. http://coderzheaven.com/2011/05/global-variables-in-android/ 2. http://coderzheaven.com/2011/05/global-variables-in-android%e2%80%a6/ 3. http://coderzheaven.com/2011/03/passing-data-between-intents-in-android/ Now in this… Read More »

Saving TextFile to SDCARD in android?

By | January 29, 2012

Hello android lovers, In today’s tutorial I will show you how to 1. Create a text file and save a textfile in your SDCARD in your preferred path. 2. Read the contents from the same file and show it in a TextView. For writing a file we use the FileWriter class and for reading the textfile we use… Read More »

Working with SQLite databases through command Line in android.

By | January 23, 2012

Hello all, In todays tutorial I will show you how to work with sqlite databases in android through command line. Advantages 1. You can browse any number of databases. 2. You can write any queries and execute. First go through these tutorials to get a glance of how to work with sqlite databases in android. 1. http://coderzheaven.com/2011/04/sqlitemanager-plugin-for-eclipse/ 2.… 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

Image transition animation in Android

By | December 29, 2011

Hello all… I have shown a lot of examples of animations in android. Today I will show you how to show an image transition animation between two images. For that you have to create an xml named “expand_collapse.xml” inside the res/drawable folder. The contents of “expand_collapse.xml” are Now in the main.xml place an imageView to show the transition… Read More »

How to create a custom ListView in android?

By | October 13, 2011

Hello all….. In today’s tutorial I will show you how to create a custom listview in android. For that we need 3java files. One holding the ListView itself another a Model object that holds the data for the listview and the third one for the Adapter which extends the ArrayAdapter class for holding the model. First the Model.java… Read More »

How to avoid OutOfMemory Exception in android?

By | July 23, 2011

Hello all.. The OutofMemory exception is a common exception in android when you select an image from a gallery or load Big Images in android. There are different methods to solve this problem. Today I will show you one of the method to solve this problem. The method I am going to explain here is to create a… Read More »

How to Download an image in ANDROID programatically?

By | July 7, 2011

Hello everyone.. In one of my tutorials I have shown you how to upload an image in android.. In todays tutorial I will show you how to download an image into your phone programatically. I am just picking up an image url from google to show the download. Previously I have shown three other methods to upload files… Read More »

Fancy SrollBar in ANDROID…

By | June 27, 2011

Hello all.. ScrollBars are our basic needs in a UI if we have to show a content that do not fit fully into our layout. A normal scrollBar doesn’t look so beautiful, but don’t worry ANDROID is so customizable that you can customize your scrollBar also. Here is a simple demo to make a custom beautiful scrollBar. Let’s… Read More »

Complex JSON String parsing in ANDROID

By | June 10, 2011

Hello all….. In the previous post I have shown you how to parse a Simple JSON String in ANDROID. In today’s tutorial I will show you how to parse a complex JSON String. Take a look at the example Here the JSON String used is Now let’s dothe operation……….. Please check the Logcat for the output. Please leave… Read More »

How to send email from and ANDROID Application programatically?

By | May 16, 2011

Hello all…….. In today’s post I will show you send mail from an android application progrmatically.. Let’s go to the code fast…… This is the code in the mail java file…. Now the layout file (main.xml) The AndroidManifest.xml Note: However if you test this in your emulator, it will not work. Install it in your device to test… 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 SQLite in ANDROID… 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 them like a… Read More »

Simulating a call or SMS in your ANDROID Emulator – A simple Method

By | April 14, 2011

Hello all….. I have already covered this in another tutorial (click here for that post), but there I didn’t mention this method of simulating a call or SMS in android emulator. Let’s see how to do this… First start your emulator. Wait until it is Home. Then in Eclipse go to DDMS perspective. Look at the screenshot. Then… Read More »

Expandable ListView in ANDROID using SimpleExpandableListAdapter, a simple example.

By | April 10, 2011

Hi all…… Here is a simple example of expandandable ListView in ANDROID. But I am not going to explain any code, because everything is explained inside the java file. Make sure to read it. The main.xml file. The child_row.xml The group_row.xml The strings.xml (This file contains the string for the color that is used for text in the… Read More »

How to start telnet in Windows 7?

By | April 10, 2011

Hello all…… By default telnet is not enabled in Windows Vista and Windows 7. So you need to turn own the option for telnet . For this 1. Open control Panel 2. Programs and features 3. Turn Windows feature On or OFF 4. Check Telnet Client. Now open command prompt and run telnet

How to add files like images inside your emulator in ANDROID?

By | March 24, 2011

In many of our android applications we need images and other files to be inside your emulator, such as images in the gallery. But unlike iPhone we cannot simply drag and drop files inside the emulator., because iPhone’s is simply a simulator. It justs creates an envoronment for testing. But ANDROID mimics the real phone. So we need… Read More »