Tag Archives: Widget

How to remove a view in your xml layout file using program?

By | September 28, 2011

Hello everyone, this is a simple example showing how to remove a view in android that is created using your xml file. This is the xml file that contains a TextView Here is the java code for removing this view After running this program you will not see the TextView that was in your layout file. Please leave… Read More »

How to close All activities in your View Stack in android in one click?

By | August 27, 2011

Hello everyone… Today I will show you how to close all views in android in a single click of a button. Basically if you open a number of activities, each activity is stacked one above the other like a stack if you are not calling finish() on each activity. But there is a way to close all these… Read More »

How to Upload Multiple files in one request along with other string parameters in android?

By | August 16, 2011

Hello everyone, I have shown two methods to upload files in android. In today’s tutorial I will show another simple method to upload files. With this method you can upload multiple files in one request + you can send your own string parameters with them. Here is another method on working with uploading of images. How to upload… Read More »

How to get the current progress on your SeekBar in android?

By | August 11, 2011

I have already shown how to use seekBar in android. This simple snippet helps you to get the current progress in the seekbar. It’s same code from this post, only thing is I added the getProgress method. Check the Logcat for the current progress or the TextView in which I am showing. Take the xml from the This… Read More »

Android phpmySQL connection redone.

By | July 27, 2011

Hi all.. Most of our visitors had problem with one of our previous post on Android-php connection. So here I am posting another simple example to connect with a php file. Here I am simply putting an echo in the php file which ehoes back the data from the android side. Here are the things you need to… Read More »

Customizing a spinner in android.

By | July 18, 2011

Hello everyone……… 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 a spinner. First we will look at the java code. The getView method is called for each row in the spinner. So with the help of… Read More »

Customizing a spinner in android.

By | July 18, 2011

Hello everyone……… 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 a spinner. First we will look at the java code. The getView method is called for each row in the spinner. So with the help of… Read More »

Customizing a spinner in android.

By | July 18, 2011

Hello everyone……… 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 a spinner. First we will look at the java code. The getView method is called for each row in the spinner. So with the help of… Read More »

Customizing a spinner in android.

By | July 18, 2011

Hello everyone……… 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 a spinner. First we will look at the java code. The getView method is called for each row in the spinner. So with the help of… Read More »

Customizing a spinner in android.

By | July 18, 2011

Hello everyone……… 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 a spinner. First we will look at the java code. The getView method is called for each row in the spinner. So with the help of… Read More »

How to read webpage contents as a string in Android?

By | July 17, 2011

This is a simple example to read a webpage content as a string in android. This example can also be used to get the response as a string when you make a call to a webpage. For example a php script. You can have a http script that will call a php script and get the response. Let… Read More »

How to listen to the softkeyboard done button in android?

By | July 13, 2011

Instead of using a button on the view we can use the softkeyboard done button to trigger an action. The action can include calling another activity or retrieving the data from the EditText etc. The main.xml contains an Edittext For listening to the keyboard event we need onKeyListener

How to Download an image in ANDROID programatically?

By | July 7, 2011

Hello everyone.. In one of my tutorials I have shown you how to upload an image in android.. In todays tutorial I will show you how to download an image into your phone programatically. I am just picking up an image url from google to show the download. Previously I have shown three other methods to upload files… Read More »

How to Open camera in ANDROID?

By | June 25, 2011

Hello everyone.. In today’s tutorial I will show you how to use camera in ANDROID in your program. In this tutorial we will be having a button which will open the camera and after taking the photo it will show it in an imageView. Note: This program will work only in the real device not in the emulator.… Read More »

How to use SeekBar in ANDROID?

By | June 21, 2011

Here is a simple example to show how to use seek Bar in android. Create a new project and place this code in it. The main.xml file The strings.xml file. Here is another example to show How to get the current progress on your SeekBar in android? Please leave your valuable cmments

Simple View Animation in ANDROID?

By | June 11, 2011

Hi all….. In this post I will show you a simple animation using a textView. It’s really simple. Steps. 1. Create a fresh project and copy this java code into it. 2. Create a folder named “anim” inside the res folder and create a file named “animation.xml” and copy this code into it. 3. copy this code to… Read More »

Global variables in ANDROID……

By | May 17, 2011

Hi all……. In today’s exampl e I will show you how to deal with global variables in ANDROID. You know global variables are those variables that you can access across any variables. It’s value becomes changed when you change it in any of the classes in your project. These types of variables act as like cookies in a… Read More »

How to use Global variables in ANDROID?

By | May 17, 2011

Hi all……. In today’s exampl e I will show you how to deal with global variables in ANDROID. You know global variables are those variables that you can access across any variables. It’s value becomes changed when you change it in any of the classes in your project. These types of variables act as like cookies in a… Read More »

How to send email from and ANDROID Application programatically?

By | May 16, 2011

Hello all…….. In today’s post I will show you send mail from an android application progrmatically.. Let’s go to the code fast…… This is the code in the mail java file…. Now the layout file (main.xml) The AndroidManifest.xml Note: However if you test this in your emulator, it will not work. Install it in your device to test… Read More »

TextView with link in ANDROID…….

By | May 10, 2011

Hi all……. All of you may be familiar with TextViews in ANDROID. But how many of you know that we have have html as text in a textView. This post is a simple example to show this. Create a fresh project and copy this code to the main java file. The main.xml The AndroidManifest.xml file

ANDROID Tabbars Example……..

By | May 9, 2011

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 »

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

By | May 9, 2011

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 »

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

By | May 9, 2011

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 »

Listening incoming sms message in Android

By | May 1, 2011

When a new sms message is received by the device, a Broadcast Receiver is registered. For this IntentFilter filter = new IntentFilter(SMS_RECEIVED); registerReceiver(receiver_SMS, filter); should be included . Also sms are sent in PDU’s(Protocol Description Units) format, which act as an encapsulation. Inorder to extract from PDU to byte array messages[i] = SmsMessage.createFromPdu((byte[]) pdus[i]); method is used. When… Read More »