Tag Archives: setBackgroundDrawable

FlipCard animation using Fragments in Android.

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 the activity that… Read More »

How to get a return value from a DialogFragment? or Using DialogFragments in android.

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 Fragment. The layout… Read More »

Use of custom animations in a FragmentTransaction when pushing and popping a stack. or How to apply animations in Fragments when pushing on to a stack?

Hello all We have seen many examples of how to use fragments in android. You can search coderzheaven for all types of transactions using Fragments. Today in this post we will see how we can apply animations to Fragments when pushing on to a stack. This is fairly a long example. I will try to explain with code… Read More »

How to display a context menu from a fragment?

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. At first we… Read More »

How to initialize a Fragements with attributes as a Bundle at runtime and from attributes in a layout?

This post Demonstrates a fragment that can be configured through both Bundle arguments and layout attributes. You can click on the links to download the source code. Here there are two fragments in the layout, one is directly in the layout and the other is created dynamically with arguments at runtime. Here is how we do it. At… Read More »

How to create transparency in your activity or dialog in android – different methods?

There are different ways for making an acitivity transparent. First method 1. Through XML in AndroidManifest like this. Here we are using Android’s built in theme. Method 2 Through styles create a style like this in your styles.xml and applying like this in the AndroidManifest.xml Check out this post for the complete implementation. http://www.coderzheaven.com/2011/07/20/how-to-create-a-transparent-activity-in-android/ Now we see how… Read More »

How to crop an Image in Android?

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 Image URI to… Read More »

Customizing your button or TextView or another view in ANDROID.

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 changing colors on… Read More »

Crop an Image in ANDROID.

Cropping an image in ANDROID programmatically has always been a problem for ANDROID developers. So Here I am putting a sample code to demonstrate this. For cropping an image in ANDROID we need a source bitmap which is our image itself, the other one is the target bitmap which we have to set the size as we want… Read More »

Using GridView in ANDROID….

GridViews are those in which you can arrange elements in a two dimensional grid. It is what you see in the gallery where images are arranged. Here images are arranged in a two dimensional grid. Copy the below code and save it as “MyGridView.java” Now create another file named “Images.java” and copy the below code to it. Note:… Read More »