Tag Archives: Utf 8

Creating a Clock Widget in Android with Custom Font.

Hi all if you have been a regular visitor of this website you have seen that I have shown you how to create a simple widget, adding controls to it, adding event handlers in the views etc… Do check this website for more tutorials on widgets. You can find other tutorials by following this LINK. This tutorial is… Read More »

Creating Dynamic table rows and colums in JQuery and removing it one by one.

Hi all… Apart from Android, I am now going to post something in jquery. In this post I will be showing how to create a dynamic table in jquery and adding data to it using objects and also deleting each row with a remove button in the corresponding row. This is how it is done. At first you… Read More »

Custom Spinner in Android Redone using BaseAdapter..

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 example to customize… 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 »

How to load a spinner with values from SQlite Database in android?

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 on this post… Read More »

ActionBar with Search Option and other options in Android.

I have already shown some examples with ActionBar. This is the example showing how to start with ActionBar in android. 1. Android removes the need of Menu button from devices with ActionBar. 2. How to start with ActionBar in Android? 3. Dynamically Adding, Removing, Toggling and Removing all ActionBar Tabs in Android – Part 2? Now today I… Read More »

Dynamically Adding, Removing, Toggling and Removing all ActionBar Tabs in Android – Part 2?

Hi all.. In today’s post I will show you how to add actionbar tabs dynamically, remove one by one , hide and unhide them, removing all tabs at once etc. This simple java code does that. First create a project and in the MainActivity, paste this. You may be getting many errors, we will be resolving all that… Read More »

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

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 the main.xml main.xml… Read More »

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

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 permission in the… Read More »

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

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 start with ActionBar in Android?

With Android 3.0 Google eliminated the need of hardware menu button which is replaced by Action Bars. Here is a quick example on how to use ActionBars. First create a new project and name it ActionBarExample. Now create a folder named “menu” in res folder and create a new XML file inside it named “action_bar_menu.xml”. action_bar_menu.xml Now the… Read More »

How to stream an audio in Android?

This is a simple example to how to stream an audio in android. Here is the java code for that. This is the xml that contains the button. When you run this program you will see a button and on clicking on that button you will see a dialog with message “Buffering…..”. Once the buffering is complete the… 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.

How to create a widget in android?

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 »

How to create CustomProgressBar in android – Part 3?

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 third method. Here… Read More »

How to create a Custom Toggle Button in android?

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 “CustomToggleButton” and name… Read More »

Custom progressbar in android with text – part 3

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 a new java… Read More »

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

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 a fresh project… Read More »

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

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 custom progressbar showing… Read More »

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

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 refer this. 1.… Read More »

Zoom In animation between Two Activities.

Hello everyone… I have already shown you how to override default animation between activities. Today I will show a zoom in and out animation between activities. Take a look at this post for another animation between activities. Create files named zoom_enter.xml and zoom_exit.xml in the res/anim folder. zoom_enter.xml file contents. zoom_exit.xml file contents. Now replace this is in… Read More »

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

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 request along with… Read More »

How to change the hint text color in android?

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 the second edittext… Read More »