Tag Archives: Widget

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

By | May 7, 2012

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?

By | April 29, 2012

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 »

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

By | April 26, 2012

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 »

Using Tabbars in ANDROID, A Simple Example……….

By | April 22, 2012

This is a simple example showing how to use tabbars in ANDROID. First create a new project and copy this code to it. Now create three another java files by right clicking the src folder and name it FirstTab.java, SecondTab.java, ThirdTab.java. Now copy the following code to FirstTab.java. SecondTab.java Now ThirdTab.java. Main.xml file AndroidManifest.xml You can place anything… Read More »

Select an Image from gallery in ANDROID and show in an ImageView.

By | April 20, 2012

Hi all In this tutorial I will show you how to get an image from your phone gallery and show it in an imageview.Here we use intents to open up the image gallery and get the image URI.   Demo   Watch Video Tutorial   Steps : Ask storage permission from the user if the app runs on… Read More »

How to change the hint text color in android?

By | April 20, 2012

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 »

Copying an image to another in ANDROID.

By | April 7, 2012

Here is a simple example to copy an image to another image file in ANDROID. In this example a button click will open the gallery and after that it will be copied to another image file. You have to check the File-explorer to find the file. This is the java code for doing it. here is the main.xml… Read More »

Switch Images in ANDROID.

By | April 7, 2012

Hi all …….. Ofter we have trouble with loading continous images in ANDROID from our application directory. The reason is that all resources have a unique resource ID which we need to get to load these resources. The following example shows how to get these unique identifier from the “path” of the resource. For example Here I have… Read More »

How to use Calendar in Android?

By | March 5, 2012

Hello all……. In today’s post I will show you how to use Calendar in android. Actually it is really easy to use calendar in android. For that android provides a calendar widget. We use calendar class to show the Calendar widget. Here is the java source code for this example. This is the main.xml for the layout for… Read More »

A Simple Layout with two listViews.

By | March 2, 2012

Here is a simple example to show two listviews horizintally in android. here is the java code that sets up the list. Here is the main.xml file. Here is the layout for each row in the list . Here is the complete source code for this example.

How to use global variables in android? -Part 2

By | February 20, 2012

Hello all…. In a previous post I showed a method to share global variables across your android application. Those were done using a static class. Now today I will show you another way of sharing global variables across the application Check these posts for sharing data across the application. 1. http://coderzheaven.com/2011/05/global-variables-in-android/ 2. http://coderzheaven.com/2011/05/global-variables-in-android%e2%80%a6/ 3. http://coderzheaven.com/2011/03/passing-data-between-intents-in-android/ Now in this… Read More »

How to use Preferences in android?

By | February 9, 2012

Hello all… Today I will show you how to use preferences in android? First we will create preferences using Create a folder named “xml” inside the “res” folder and inside that create an xml named “preferences.xml”. Now create a java file named “PreferenceDemo.java” in your src folder and copy this code into it. Now in your main java… Read More »

Changing the style or theme of default alertDialog in Android.

By | February 3, 2012

Hello everyone, Here is a simple example showing how to change the theme of default AlertDialog in android. Check this post before for understanding how to use styles. http://www.coderzheaven.com/2012/04/17/inherit-styles-extend-styles-android/ To start first create a fresh project named AlertTest. In the AlertTestDemo.java file copy this code Now create a file named “styles.xml” inside the res/values folder and copy this… Read More »

Saving TextFile to SDCARD in android?

By | January 29, 2012

Hello android lovers, In today’s tutorial I will show you how to 1. Create a text file and save a textfile in your SDCARD in your preferred path. 2. Read the contents from the same file and show it in a TextView. For writing a file we use the FileWriter class and for reading the textfile we use… Read More »

Single Selection ListView in android

By | January 8, 2012

Hello all….. In today’s post I will show you how to create a single selection list in android. Here is the main.xml Now this line in the java file creates the single choice. setListAdapter(new ArrayAdapter(this, android.R.layout.simple_list_item_single_choice, android.R.id.text1, names)); Now this is the full java code

Image transition animation in Android

By | December 29, 2011

Hello all… I have shown a lot of examples of animations in android. Today I will show you how to show an image transition animation between two images. For that you have to create an xml named “expand_collapse.xml” inside the res/drawable folder. The contents of “expand_collapse.xml” are Now in the main.xml place an imageView to show the transition… Read More »

Parsing an XML from Online in Android

By | December 25, 2011

In the previous example I showed how to parse an xml that is stored in a file in res/xml folder. In this post I will show you how to parse an xml that is stored in a server in an xml file. Here I am using an xml that is stored in here Here is the java code… Read More »

How to show a sliding window from below in Android?

By | December 22, 2011

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 »

SlidingDrawer in Android, A simple example.

By | December 1, 2011

Sliding-Drawer in a nice and useful widget in android. 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 One using Navigation Drawer About Sliding drawer SlidingDrawer hides content out of the screen and allows the user to drag a handle to… Read More »

How to create a custom ListView in android?

By | October 13, 2011

Hello all….. In today’s tutorial I will show you how to create a custom listview in android. For that we need 3java files. One holding the ListView itself another a Model object that holds the data for the listview and the third one for the Adapter which extends the ArrayAdapter class for holding the model. First the Model.java… Read More »