Tag Archives: Orientation

Multiple Selection GridView in Android

By | April 26, 2013

This is a simple post that helps you to do multiple selection in a ListView. Check out previous posts for 3D animation in a Listview. At first we will see the XML layout file. This layout contains a gridview since we are dealing with it only. grid_1.xml Now the MainActivity that does all the work… Read More »

Custom Spinner in Android Redone using BaseAdapter..

By | January 10, 2013

I have already shown another example of creating custom spinner in android in this post. That was by extending the ArrayAdapter class, Now it’s using the baseAdapter class. You all knew that a spinner or combobox is an inbuilt widget in android. And Like any other widgets spinners are also customizable. Here is a simple… Read More »

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 »

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 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 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 create a Slide from Left animation while deleting a row from a ListView in Android?

By | September 12, 2012

Hello all…… I have written a lost of posts on Listviews. You can see that by just searching Listviews in my site. Today I will show you how to create a slide out animation while we delete a row from a ListView. So this is the xml that contains the ListView. Let it be in… Read More »

How to read and write files to SDCARD and application SandBox in Android – A complete example?

By | September 6, 2012

Here is a complete example of How to read and write files to SDCARD and application SandBox in Android. First create a new project and inside the mainActivity paste this code. Now create another class named MyFile.java and copy this code into it. Now the layout for the xml file. Note you should give this… Read More »

How to show two different DatepickerDialogs on same activity with only one listener function in android?

By | September 1, 2012

In android for each time picker Dialog we can associate with a dialog. So with this dialog and a global variable we can have any number of Dialog listeners. Here is the sample java code. This is the layout file – main.xml MyAndroidAppActivity .java Please leave your valuable comments on this post.

How to create a widget in android?

By | June 7, 2012

Hello everyone… Today I will show you how to create a simple widget in android? First create a new project and name it “Widget1” and name the activity “WidgetDemo1“. Actually we dont need the activity class here. You can delete it and delete the corresponding entry of it from the AndroidManifest file also. Now we… Read More »

How to create CustomProgressBar in android – Part 3?

By | May 23, 2012

Hello all… In my previous posts I have shown two methods to create custom progressbar in android. Check out these tutorials to find out how? 1. How to build a custom progressBar in android- Part 2? 2. Custom progressbar in android with text – part 3 Today in this post I will show you a… 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 »

Custom progressbar in android with text – part 3

By | May 18, 2012

Hello all…… I have posted two posts on how to customize a progressbar in android. 1. Custom Indeterminate progressBar for android? 2. How to build a custom progressBar in android- Part 2? Here is another one with update text on top of the progressbar. Here is how we start. After creating a fresh project create… Read More »

How to build a custom progressBar in android- Part 2?

By | May 12, 2012

Hello all……. Today I am going to show you how to create a custom progressbar in android. Previously in another posts I have already shown how to build a custom indeterminate progressbar in android. And in this post I will show you how to customize the horizontal progressbar. OK Now we will start. First create… Read More »

How to download a file from a remote site in android? – Another simple example – Method -3

By | May 7, 2012

Hello all ……. I have shown many examples on how to download and upload files in android through this site. These are other methods for downloadign a file in android. 1. How to Download an image in ANDROID programatically? 2. How to download a file to your android device from a remote server with a… Read More »

How to download a file to your android device from a remote server with a custom progressbar showing progress?

By | April 29, 2012

Actually this is really simple. I have already posted an example for how to download a file in this post. How to Download an image in ANDROID programatically? This is another one little different with a progressbar included. Previously I have shown three other methods to upload files to a server. Check these posts to… Read More »

How to upload an image from Android device to server? – Method 4

By | April 26, 2012

Hello all…. This post is also about uploading an image to server from your android device. Previously I have shown three other methods to upload an image to a server. Check these posts to refer this. 1. Uploading audio, video or image files from Android to server 2. How to Upload Multiple files in one… Read More »

How to change the hint text color in android?

By | April 20, 2012

Hello all.. This simple example will show you how to change the hint text color in android Here is the java code to simply do this. here is a sample project to view the difference. This is the contents of the main java file. The main.xml file Here I am setting a read color to… Read More »

How to get Device Orientation in Cocos2D, iPhone in Objective C?

By | April 17, 2012

Hello all…… We may need to know that what is your current device orientation. Using the below code you can do this. Note: If you have to explicitly set the orientation of your phone to any of the above you can set this in the appDelegate.m file. You can put an “||” (OR) symbol in… Read More »

How to inherit from other styles or how to extend your own styles in android?

By | April 17, 2012

Hello all…. I have covered many tutorials on styles on how to implement and use them. Today I will show you how to inherit from other styles or how to extend a style already created by you and use it for applying to other views. Here is one of my previous posts. http://www.coderzheaven.com/2012/02/03/changing-the-style-or-theme-of-default-alertdialog-in-android/ Another one… Read More »

How to save a text file in Windows Phone 7 or How to use isolated storage settings in Windows Phone 7?

By | April 3, 2012

Hello everyone… Here is yet another simple tutorial for windows phone to save and edit a text file. This example uses isolatedStorage to do this. As like other platforms no this file created will be stored in the application sandbox and no other application can access it. Here is the interface I created for saving… Read More »

Passing data between Intents or classes in ANDROID?

By | March 29, 2012

Many of our application reqiures sending data from one intent to another. This is done by putting data into one intent using putExtras() and getting it in the other intent using the getExtras() which matches the string value. However you can pass string, boolean, integer etc between intents. For passing data between intents you need… Read More »