Transparency in a background of a View in android can be achieved in two ways. 1. By providing a transparent image. 2. By providing an XML that has as shape with end, starting and middle color. This is a sample XML that creates a transparency. bg_gradiant.xml Note : By Simply providing a color doesn’t creates transparency. The trick… Read More »
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.
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 will make the… Read More »
Hello everyone, I have already showed you how to use a SlidingViewer to create a slidingWindow. Today I will show another way to create such a window with the help of animation. Please check one of my previous posts to do this in another way. How to show a sliding window from below in Android? Check this new… Read More »
You can create any type of views in android and you can provide any color you want as background. It can be a single color or any number of colors as you wish. Here is a simple example. First create an xml inside the res/drawable folder and name it blue_button.xml and copy this code into it. Now apply… Read More »
By adding a custom shape we can make the layout more attractive. For this we have to create a xml file and specify this in the main layout xml file First make a xml inside the drawable folder. Then in the main file specify this shape like this. The “category” is the name of the xml specifying the… Read More »
The following example shows how to draw a rectangle using the Paint Class in ANDROID. Just copy and paste the following code to your file and you are done.