Tag Archives: Widget

ActionBar with Search Option and other options in Android.

By | October 20, 2012

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?

By | October 8, 2012

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 get table values from a MySQL database and show it in Android as Tables.?

By | September 25, 2012

Here we are accessing a mysql database and get the table values and show it in the Android side as tables. These are some tutorials that I have posted on connection with php and getting tablevalues. 1. Android phpmySQL connection redone. 2. Simplest Lazy Loading ListView Example in Android with data populated from a MySQL database using php.… Read More »

Simplest Lazy Loading ListView Example in Android with data populated from a MySQL database using php.

By | September 23, 2012

Hello all… You may have seen many implementations of Lazy Loading ListView. Today I will show you my method to create Lazy Loading ListViews. I dont know whether it can be any more simple than this. In this I am using AsyncTask to download each image. So we will start. Here we have 6 classes. 1. MainPage –… Read More »

How will you create a custom Notification in Android with a custom Layout?

By | September 15, 2012

This sample application does that. First create an xml for your notification. custom_notification.xml Now the java code.

How to create a Scrolling Text (marquee) in android using TextView?

By | September 15, 2012

OK At first we will create the XML that contains a TextView. marqueetext.xml Now the java code Note : The XMl alone will not create the marquee. For that the most important thing is to do this in java code. Now run the project and see the result.

How to create a blinking text in Android?

By | September 13, 2012

Hello everyone… Here I am explaining two methods on how to create a blinking textview in Android. One with the help of Animation class and other with a Logic. Now let’s see that.. Place a textview with an id of “tv” in your layout and attempt this. Download the complete android source code from below. .

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 the main.xml main.xml… 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 permission in the… 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.

Android – JellyBean Features

By | August 31, 2012

Some new features introduced in Jelly bean are listed below: Offline voice typing: In contrast with the conventional SIRI assistant, voice dictations in Jelly bean can be done in flight mode or without an internet connection. All the phrasing and voice processing is performed locally, i.e. by the phone processor itself. No server interaction is required in Android… Read More »

How to start with ActionBar in Android?

By | August 23, 2012

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?

By | August 14, 2012

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 »

How to load an image from the assets folder in android?

By | August 9, 2012

Here is a simple example showing how to load an image stores in assets folder in android? Done.

A Simple FlashLight Application.

By | July 20, 2012

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.

Creating a custom Sliding GalleryView with Paging in android

By | June 28, 2012

This is a simple example showing A sliding Gallery in android. This example shows a sliding gallery with a paging Control and a changing page text which also indicate the page change. Create a new project named “SlidingGallery” and copy this code into “SlidingGalleryDemo.java“. My Activity name is “SlidingGalleryDemo.java” here. Now create a new class and name it… Read More »

How to add a new contact programmatically in android?

By | June 18, 2012

We all know how to add a new contact to our android devices without programming right. OK that’s a normal man’s use. But what from a programmer’s view. This is the sample java code that helps you to add contact programatically. After running this programs please switch to contacts application on your device to see the result. Please… Read More »

Placing Controls in a Widget in Android and Listening to the events from them.

By | June 15, 2012

Hello everyone.. I have already shown how to create a simple widget and add it to the home screen in my previous posts. If you have missed these posts please check it here. How to create a widget in android? In the next post I showed you how to listen to a widget delete action and delete the… Read More »

How to get Notified when a widget is deleted?

By | June 10, 2012

I have already covered a tutorial on how to start with widgets and how to create a simple widget here.. http://www.coderzheaven.com/2012/06/07/create-widget-android/ Today I will show you how to get notified when a widget is deleted. if you have already gone through my previous post, then there is only a small change in the “MyWidget.java” file. we have to… Read More »

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 will make the… 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 third method. Here… 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 a new java… 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 a fresh project… Read More »