Tag Archives: PackageManager

How to find location in Android using GPS?

This example helps you to find the location in Android using the GPS. I have commented out some functionality in the code. You can uncomment it and extend it at your wish. At first we will create a utility class that will handle all GPS related Operations. GPS Utility Class This class has all utility functions for getting… Read More »

Using Meta-data in Android Manifest and accessing it.

Sometimes you have the need to set up some app-wide configuration information in an Android app or need to create a class that can be used in multiple projects with a generic way of setting configuration values. This is particularly useful for things like API keys that will probably be different across apps but should be accessible in… Read More »

How to create a simple App Launcher in Android?

You have seen Launchers listing your apps. Ever wondered how they get the list of all apps. This program help you to list all apps installed in your phone and in a gridview and invoke them. Here we use this class.. PackageManager Class for retrieving various kinds of information related to the application packages that are currently installed… Read More »

A Simple FlashLight Application.

Here is a simple Application on how to use flashlight in android. Now the layout file main.xml. AndroiManifest.xml file contents. Make sure to add the permissions. Download the android java source code from here. please leave your valuable comments on this post.