Tag Archives: LinearLayout

Event Handling using DataBinding in Android.

By | February 3, 2017

Using data binding, you can also handle events right from the layout xml using either Method references, or Listener bindings. For this we can create a seperate Class named “MyHandler”. Event Handler Class MyHandler.java Like my previous examples you have to initialize the listener in the Activity. Layout Now the layout that has a button… Read More »

Custom SeekBar in Android With Labels in Bottom.

By | August 9, 2016

In this article I will be making a SeekBar as shown in the below screenshot. CustomSeekBar Class We will create a custom class for creating the custom Seekbar. I named it “CustomSeekBar.java” Usage Here is the layout. This is how you use it in your Activity. You are adding the CustomSeekbar to a LinearLayout. So… 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 »

Creating a custom Sliding GalleryView with Paging in android

By | June 28, 2012

This is a simple example showing A sliding Gallery in android. This example shows a sliding gallery with a paging Control and a changing page text which also indicate the page change. Create a new project named “SlidingGallery” and copy this code into “SlidingGalleryDemo.java“. My Activity name is “SlidingGalleryDemo.java” here. Now create a new class… Read More »

How to create a Custom Toggle Button in android?

By | May 20, 2012

Hello everyone… In today’s tutorial I will show you how to create a custom toggle button in android. Often in our applications we don’t need a default toggle button, so I will show you how to change that to make a toggle button according to your need. First I will create a fresh project named… Read More »

Using Tabbars in ANDROID, A Simple Example……….

By | April 22, 2012

This is a simple example showing how to use tabbars in ANDROID. First create a new project and copy this code to it. Now create three another java files by right clicking the src folder and name it FirstTab.java, SecondTab.java, ThirdTab.java. Now copy the following code to FirstTab.java. SecondTab.java Now ThirdTab.java. Main.xml file AndroidManifest.xml You… Read More »

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… Read More »

How to remove a view in your xml layout file using program?

By | September 28, 2011

Hello everyone, this is a simple example showing how to remove a view in android that is created using your xml file. This is the xml file that contains a TextView Here is the java code for removing this view After running this program you will not see the TextView that was in your layout… Read More »

ANDROID Tabbars Example……..

By | May 9, 2011

This is a simple example showing how to use tabbars in ANDROID. First create a new project and copy this code to it. Now create three another java files by right clicking the src folder and name it FirstTab.java, SecondTab.java, ThirdTab.java. Now copy the following code to FirstTab.java. SecondTab.java Now ThirdTab.java. Main.xml file AndroidManifest.xml You… Read More »

Using Tabbars in ANDROID, A Simple illustration……….

By | May 9, 2011

This is a simple example showing how to use tabbars in ANDROID. First create a new project and copy this code to it. Now create three another java files by right clicking the src folder and name it FirstTab.java, SecondTab.java, ThirdTab.java. Now copy the following code to FirstTab.java. SecondTab.java Now ThirdTab.java. Main.xml file AndroidManifest.xml You… Read More »

Using Tabbars in ANDROID, A Simple Example……….

By | May 9, 2011

This is a simple example showing how to use tabbars in ANDROID. First create a new project and copy this code to it. Now create three another java files by right clicking the src folder and name it FirstTab.java, SecondTab.java, ThirdTab.java. Now copy the following code to FirstTab.java. SecondTab.java Now ThirdTab.java. Main.xml file AndroidManifest.xml You… Read More »

Listening incoming sms message in Android

By | May 1, 2011

When a new sms message is received by the device, a Broadcast Receiver is registered. For this IntentFilter filter = new IntentFilter(SMS_RECEIVED); registerReceiver(receiver_SMS, filter); should be included . Also sms are sent in PDU’s(Protocol Description Units) format, which act as an encapsulation. Inorder to extract from PDU to byte array messages[i] = SmsMessage.createFromPdu((byte[]) pdus[i]); method… Read More »

Customizing your button or TextView or another view in ANDROID.

By | April 30, 2011

Beautifying our applications is one of the main features of your application’s success. In ANDROID there are many possible ways to do this. For eg. We need to have different colors for our buttons, However we can give backgrounds for buttons and all. But we can do many by using our custom xml files, like… Read More »

How to create and delete a directory in SdCard in ANDROID?

By | April 27, 2011

Hi all…… This is a simple example to create and delete a directory in ANDROID. Here the directly is created in the SDCARD. So first create an SDCARD and start the emulator with the SDCARD. Let’s look at the program. Use can use this program to create or delete a file in ANDROID also. main.xml… Read More »

Android frame Animation

By | April 23, 2011

A series of frames is drawn one after the other at regular intervals. For this create a xml which contains ImageView for showing the animation The main java file is Next the main part, an xml which holds each image and duration in which each image shows. The xml should be placed inside drawable folder… Read More »

Android dialog with ListView

By | April 21, 2011

For implementing a ListView, we first create a xml which contains a ListView named list.xml Next we create a Dialog Object and inflate the above xml and when the listItem is clicked then a Alert Dialog windows comes The java file is listed below The alert window look like this When the Item is selected… 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 »

How to get information about all the applications installed in your ANDROID Emulator or Phone? / How to use getPackageManager() in ANDROID ?

By | April 3, 2011

Hi all, In this tutorial I will show you how to get the information about all the applications installed in your ANDROID phone. What you have to do is create a ANDROID project inside the package pack.GetAllInstalledApplications amd name the java file “GetAllInstalledApplicationsExample.java” and copy the following code into it. Here the “getPackageManager().getInstalledPackages(0);” gets information… Read More »

Using Gestures in ANDROID,A Simple example.

By | March 29, 2011

This is a really simple example illustrating gestures in ANDROID. You Know that everything you do with your hand inside the phone is a gesture like SingleTap, doubleTap etc. Here is a quick illustration of this. For this the activity must implement OnGestureListener. The GestureDetector detects the gestures. Let’s look at the example. The layout… Read More »

Android TableLayout

By | March 9, 2011

In android there are different layouts and we often confuse about which one to use. Even if we select one, it is little complicated. So this tutorials is to show you about the TableLayout Here i first created linear Layout in which a Table Layout is added Here you can see that the first row… Read More »

Working with SQLite Database in ANDROID.

By | February 14, 2011

Below is a straight forward example of how to deal with SQLite database in ANDROID. Go ahead and copy and paste the following code to your java file. The example has one database and performs functions like insert delete and listing of values in a textView. In the XML file set up a TableLayout with… Read More »

Custom Toasts in ANDROID.

By | October 5, 2010

First, just show an image inside a toast: This method just displays a text toast: And this method displays a Toast that contains both an image and text: