Tag Archives: Gravity

Custom SeekBar in Android With Labels in Bottom.

By | August 9, 2016

In this article I will be making a SeekBar as shown in the below screenshot. CustomSeekBar Class We will create a custom class for creating the custom Seekbar. I named it “CustomSeekBar.java” Usage Here is the layout. This is how you use it in your Activity. You are adding the CustomSeekbar to a LinearLayout. So the one parameter… Read More »

How to create a fully customizable Toast which will use your own time duration and gravity and layout with ease without using the default toast in android?

By | June 24, 2013

Hello all We all have seen toasts right…ok then you have already customized your toasts right. Here I will show you a method to create toasts which will last the time you set and the gravity. You can download the code by clicking on the download links. This is the class that creates the toast notification. MyMsgBox.java Now… 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 »

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 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 »

Simulate a Balloon in Box2D, iPhone or ANDROID

By | April 12, 2012

Hello……… Sometimes you may want your body to act against the gravity of the world. One method to do this is described below. First what you have to do is to make a body in the shape of a circle and give it the image of a balloon as the userdata. Then in the tick function write this… Read More »

Show Alert in cocos2D Android.

By | February 4, 2012

Here is a simple example showing alert in android cocos2D. For this I am using an example from my previous android cocos2D tutorial.. So please read that tutorial before reading this because the I am using the classes and files from it. I am only changing the Gamelayer.java file to show an Alert Dialog when the sprite move… 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. https://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 »

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 change the default transition between activities?

By | October 26, 2011

In android the default transition between activities is to slide from left to right. But with custom animations we can change that. First create a folder inside the res/drawable folder called “anim”. Then create a file named “fade.xml” and copy this code into it. create another file named “hold.xml” in the same place hold.xml. activity_animation.xml Now the main… Read More »

Applying a shape to xml in android

By | April 15, 2011

By adding a custom shape we can make the layout more attractive. For this we have to create a xml file and specify this in the main layout xml file First make a xml inside the drawable folder. Then in the main file specify this shape like this. The “category” is the name of the xml specifying the… Read More »

Context menu in android

By | March 16, 2011

What is context menu? Where it is used? How it is used? I will cover all these questions… Context Menu A context menu is conceptually similar to the menu displayed when the user performs a “right-click” on a PC. You should use a context menu to provide the user access to actions that pertain to a specific item… Read More »

How to create a scrolling ListView in android?

By | March 12, 2011

ListView is like a tableView in iPhone or iOS . In this example i will show you how to add a String Array in to the ListView and also make the listView Scrollable. First the xml file . Here the line android:scrollbars=”vertical” will make the scrolling vertically Now the java file The screen will be like this Here… Read More »

Custom Toasts in ANDROID.

By | October 5, 2010

First, just show an image inside a toast: This method just displays a text toast: And this method displays a Toast that contains both an image and text: