Tag Archives: ArrayList

Using SmsManager to send SMS

By | March 1, 2017

There are two ways to send SMS in Android Using SmsManager Using Built in Intent 1. SmsManager The SmsManager manages SMS operations such as sending data to the given mobile device. You can create this object by calling the static method SmsManager.getDefault() as follows: Initialize [java] SmsManager smsManager = SmsManager.getDefault(); [/java] Sending Message Once you have SmsManager object,… Read More »

Using GSON in Android – Simple Demo

By | January 19, 2017

GSON is open source Java library developed by Google. It is an API for converting a Java object to json representation and viceversa. Uses Converts any Java object i.e new object or any existing/legacy object, to JSON and vice-versa. Finest support for generic objects Simple, convenient methods for conversions No need of any annotation for fields for conversions… Read More »

ListView/GridView with timer in Android.

By | July 18, 2016

Here is a simple example implementing ListView with timer in each row. Model Class for row We have a simple model class for each row in the ListView. Item.java [java] package com.coderzheaven.listviewtimer; import java.util.Timer; public class Item { public String title; public int timeInSeconds; public Timer timer; public Timer getTimer() { return timer; } public void setTimer(Timer timer)… Read More »

CRUD Operations in SQLite using SQLiteOpenHelper – Android

By | June 26, 2016

We do SQLite operations in Android by extending the SQLiteOpenHelper Class. I will create an Employee table with three fields id name company. I have a model class same as the database table Employee. Employee.java [java] public class Employee { public int id; public String name, company; public void setAll(int id, String name, String company) { this.id =… Read More »

Uploading Image to Server – Android Eclipse Version.

By | February 18, 2016

Hi all, In today’s tutorial I will show you how to send an image to server using POST method in ANDROID. If you are working in Android studio, then checkout the article here. Uploading an image to server is a basic requirement in many of our application. Sending data to server which is using a PHP Script is… Read More »

Faster Loading images in GridViews or ListViews in Android using Menory Caching, Complete implemenation with sample code.

By | September 1, 2013

Hi all This example shows you how to load large images in the gridview without any lag or without outofmemory error. This sample application uses the LruCache to hold the images. A cache that holds strong references to a limited number of values. Each time a value is accessed, it is moved to the head of a queue.… Read More »

What is a Memory Heap Size in android? and how can use Bitmap Efficiently?

By | August 25, 2013

Memory Heap Size Android is a full multitasking system so it’s possible to run multiple programs at the same time and obviously each one can’t use all of your device memory. For this reason there is a hard limit on your Android application’s heap size: if your application needs to allocate more memory and you have gone up… Read More »

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

By | November 18, 2012

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 [xml] <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <TextView xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android" android:layout_width="match_parent" android:layout_height="match_parent" android:orientation = "vertical" android:id="@+id/tv" android:layout_margin="10dp"> </TextView> [/xml] This is the layout for the interface. activity_main.xml [xml] <LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android" xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools" android:layout_width="match_parent"… Read More »

How to pass an Object from One Activity to another in Android.

By | November 5, 2012

Hello all This is a simple post that shows How to pass an Object from One Activity to another in Android. I am going to pass the following object from One Activity to another. MyObject{ String name; String website; } This is the class that defines the Object. [java] package com.coderzheaven.passarraylist; import android.os.Parcel; import android.os.Parcelable; public class MyObject… Read More »

How to pass an arraylist value from one activity to another in android?

By | October 28, 2012

This simple example shows how to pass an ArrayList from one activity to another in Android. This is the first activity on which we are sending the arrayList. MainActivity [java] package com.coderzheaven.passarraylist; import android.content.Intent; import android.os.Bundle; import android.support.design.widget.FloatingActionButton; import android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity; import android.support.v7.widget.Toolbar; import android.view.View; import java.util.ArrayList; public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity { @Override protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {… 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 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 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. [java] package com.coderzheaven.pack; import java.util.ArrayList; import android.app.Activity; import android.content.ContentProviderOperation; import android.content.ContentValues; import android.net.Uri; import android.os.Bundle; import android.provider.ContactsContract;… Read More »

How to Sort a String array in Android.

By | February 25, 2012

Hello all…. This is a simple example showing how to sort a string array which is a arraylist in android. we sort the array using the “Collections” class in android. Here is a simple example [java] package com.coderzheaven.pack; import java.util.ArrayList; import java.util.Arrays; import java.util.Collections; import java.util.Comparator; import android.app.Activity; import android.os.Bundle; public class SortingStringsDemo extends Activity { @Override public… 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 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 »

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 »

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 »

ANDROID – Upload an image to Server in Android Studio

By | April 25, 2011

Hi all, In today’s tutorial I will show you how to send an image to server using POST method in ANDROID. Uploading an image to server is a basic requirement in many of our application. Sending data to server which is using a PHP Script is already explained in this example . Now in this example I will… Read More »

Expandable ListView in ANDROID using SimpleExpandableListAdapter, a simple example.

By | April 10, 2011

Hi all…… Here is a simple example of expandandable ListView in ANDROID. But I am not going to explain any code, because everything is explained inside the java file. Make sure to read it. [java] package pack.Coderzheaven; import java.util.ArrayList; import java.util.HashMap; import java.util.List; import android.app.ExpandableListActivity; import android.os.Bundle; import android.view.View; import android.widget.ExpandableListView; import android.widget.SimpleExpandableListAdapter; public class ExpandableListDemo extends ExpandableListActivity… Read More »

Make your own gesture application in ANDROID or How to use gestures in ANDROID?

By | April 5, 2011

Hi all…. In this tutorial I will teach you how to make use of Gestures in ANDROID and make your own application. Follow the below steps exactly to get an idea of how to use gestures. 1. Make a gesture Library. 2. Add your own gestures into it. 3. Export it to your applications and use it. It… Read More »