Tag Archives: Java Package

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 »

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 »

Handling Multiple Instances of a Widget in Android and Identifying each instance with it’s own ID.

By | July 5, 2013

Hey everyone…….Hope all are well….. This post is about Android Widgets. This is going to be one of the bigger posts in Coderzheaven. This posts helps you to handle multiple instances of a Widget. Many of our problem is to identify different instances of the same widget. But there is a solution to this problem.… 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 »

Wave Scale Animation in GridViews in Android

By | May 28, 2013

Hello all Previously I have shown many posts where we animate each row of the GridView randomly, linearly etc. GridView RandomFade animation in Android and Cascade animation in a ListView in Android. In today’s post I will show you how to create a wave scale animation in the ListViews. Please refer to my old posts… Read More »

How to create a beautiful wheel animation in android?

By | May 18, 2013

Today’s post is about animation, a beautiful animation, exploring capabilities of android. You can click on the link to download the code. Here we will have three java classes and no XML files. 1. GraphicsActivity.java 2. PictureLayout.java 3. Sweep.java At first we start with PictureLayout.java Now our second java file, GraphicsActivity.java No need to declare… Read More »

How to use ImageSwitcher in Android?

By | May 12, 2013

You can read more about ImageSwitcher here http://developer.android.com/reference/android/widget/ImageSwitcher.html Click on the link below to download the code. This is the layout that contains the ImageSwitcher What we will do is we will load some images into the Gallery and then load each image into the ImageSwitcher on clicking on each item in the Gallery. Here… Read More »

ListView Bottom to Top Animation in Android.

By | May 10, 2013

Like my previous posts animation chapter is again continued. This time the animation in on a ListView from Bottom to Top. You have already seen animations from Top to Bottom in my previous posts. See some of my posts here. All animation posts from CoderzHeaven is here Click on the download link at the bottom… Read More »

Creating a Drawable animation in Android.

By | May 3, 2013

This is a simple example of how to animate a drawable in Android. This example is from the official android demo applications. Here we have 5 java classes. AnimateDrawable.java AnimateDrawables.java GraphicsActivity.java PictureLayout.java ProxyDrawable.java AnimateDrawable.java AnimateDrawables.java GraphicsActivity.java PictureLayout.java ProxyDrawable.java Download the complete source code from here Join the Forum discussion on this post

GridView RandomFade animation in Android

By | May 1, 2013

In some of my older posts I have already showed a lot of animations on ListView and GridViews. Search coderzheaven for ListView and GridView animations if you want to see the articles and posts. This is also yet another post on animation. Here what I will do is create an animation in a GridView such… Read More »

Different types of Animation – Push Up in, Push Up Out, Push Left in, Push Left Out, HyperSpace In, HyperSpace Out in a ViewFlipper in Android.

By | April 22, 2013

Hello all…. This is going to be a big post.. Check out my previous post for a rotate3D animation between a ListView and an Image. How to create a rotate 3D Animation between a ListView and an ImageView in Android? Today I will show you different types of Animations using ViewFlipper in a textView. Here… Read More »

How to draw Arcs in Android using canvas?

By | January 10, 2013

This is a simple example showing how to draw Arcs in android, You can use this to create piecharts or someother similar thing you want. Here we have 3 classes. 1. GraphicsActivity.java 2. MainActivity.java 3. PictureLayout.java GraphicsActivity.java PictureLayout.java MainActivity.java Download the complete source code from here.

How to copy a file to another saved in SDCARD in Android?

By | December 30, 2012

Hello all… This tutorial explains how to copy a file contents to another in Android. The file to copy is saved in SDCARD, however you can change the path to save it in your application sandbox. if you want to save it in your sandbox, change the path to /data/data/your_packagename/your_file.extension Now we will see the… Read More »

CoverFlow in Android – Complete implementation with source code.

By | December 17, 2012

Have you seen the coverflow in iPhone. This is the Android implementation of CoverFlow. Please leave your comments if this article is helpful for you. Let’s see how. This is the CoverFlow class that extends the Gallery. Now the main activity that implements the coverflow. OK Done. Now go on and Run your project. Download… 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 »

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 »

How to pass an Object from One Activity to another in Android.

By | November 5, 2012

Hello all This is a simple post that shows How to pass an Object from One Activity to another in Android. I am going to pass the following object from One Activity to another. MyObject{ String name; String website; } This is the class that defines the Object. This is the first activity that sends… Read More »

How to pass an arraylist value from one activity to another in android?

By | October 28, 2012

This simple example shows how to pass an ArrayList from one activity to another in Android. This is the first activity on which we are sending the arrayList. Now this is the second activity in which we are receiving the passed arrayList. This is the AndroidManifest file. Please check the LogCat for the Output. Download… Read More »

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 to use NumberFormat Class in Android? – Rounding a number in android, formatting, getting decimal values etc in android.

By | October 14, 2012