Tag Archives: Hello Everyone

Wave Scale Animation in GridViews in Android

By | May 28, 2013

Hello all Previously I have shown many posts where we animate each row of the GridView randomly, linearly etc. GridView RandomFade animation in Android and Cascade animation in a ListView in Android. In today’s post I will show you how to create a wave scale animation in the ListViews. Please refer to my old posts for the extra… Read More »

How to create a beautiful wheel animation in android?

By | May 18, 2013

Today’s post is about animation, a beautiful animation, exploring capabilities of android. You can click on the link to download the code. Here we will have three java classes and no XML files. 1. GraphicsActivity.java 2. PictureLayout.java 3. Sweep.java At first we start with PictureLayout.java Now our second java file, GraphicsActivity.java No need to declare this activity in… Read More »

How to use ImageSwitcher in Android?

By | May 12, 2013

You can read more about ImageSwitcher here http://developer.android.com/reference/android/widget/ImageSwitcher.html Click on the link below to download the code. This is the layout that contains the ImageSwitcher What we will do is we will load some images into the Gallery and then load each image into the ImageSwitcher on clicking on each item in the Gallery. Here is the java… Read More »

ListView Bottom to Top Animation in Android.

By | May 10, 2013

Like my previous posts animation chapter is again continued. This time the animation in on a ListView from Bottom to Top. You have already seen animations from Top to Bottom in my previous posts. See some of my posts here. All animation posts from CoderzHeaven is here Click on the download link at the bottom to download the… Read More »

Creating a Drawable animation in Android.

By | May 3, 2013

This is a simple example of how to animate a drawable in Android. This example is from the official android demo applications. Here we have 5 java classes. AnimateDrawable.java AnimateDrawables.java GraphicsActivity.java PictureLayout.java ProxyDrawable.java AnimateDrawable.java AnimateDrawables.java GraphicsActivity.java PictureLayout.java ProxyDrawable.java Download the complete source code from here Join the Forum discussion on this post

GridView RandomFade animation in Android

By | May 1, 2013

In some of my older posts I have already showed a lot of animations on ListView and GridViews. Search coderzheaven for ListView and GridView animations if you want to see the articles and posts. This is also yet another post on animation. Here what I will do is create an animation in a GridView such that all cells… Read More »

Different types of Animation – Push Up in, Push Up Out, Push Left in, Push Left Out, HyperSpace In, HyperSpace Out in a ViewFlipper in Android.

By | April 22, 2013

Hello all…. This is going to be a big post.. Check out my previous post for a rotate3D animation between a ListView and an Image. How to create a rotate 3D Animation between a ListView and an ImageView in Android? Today I will show you different types of Animations using ViewFlipper in a textView. Here we have 4… 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 This is the layout for the interface. activity_main.xml Now this is the MainActivity.java file that uses the spinner and the database. Join the Forum discussion on this post… Read More »

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 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 »

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 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 override hardware Home button in android? OR How to listen to home button click in android?

By | June 2, 2012

Hello everyone… In this post I will show you how to listen to hardware button in an android smartphone. This post especially shows how to listen to the home button in android. But my advice is never override the home button in your app. Home button is to move the currently running process to background. But you can… Read More »

How to create a Custom Toggle Button in android?

By | May 20, 2012

Hello everyone… In today’s tutorial I will show you how to create a custom toggle button in android. Often in our applications we don’t need a default toggle button, so I will show you how to change that to make a toggle button according to your need. First I will create a fresh project named “CustomToggleButton” and name… Read More »

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 »

Zoom In animation between Two Activities.

By | April 28, 2012

Hello everyone… I have already shown you how to override default animation between activities. Today I will show a zoom in and out animation between activities. Take a look at this post for another animation between activities. Create files named zoom_enter.xml and zoom_exit.xml in the res/anim folder. zoom_enter.xml file contents. zoom_exit.xml file contents. Now replace this is in… Read More »

How to save a text file in Windows Phone 7 or How to use isolated storage settings in Windows Phone 7?

By | April 3, 2012

Hello everyone… Here is yet another simple tutorial for windows phone to save and edit a text file. This example uses isolatedStorage to do this. As like other platforms no this file created will be stored in the application sandbox and no other application can access it. Here is the interface I created for saving a text file… Read More »

Uploading audio, video or image files from Android to server

By | March 29, 2012

Hello everyone, Check out the popular posts from Coderzheaven.com Uploading and Downloading of files – Popular and Useful posts from CoderzHeaven In one of the previous posts I have shown one method to upload an image in android. Here is another method to upload a media file like images,audio or video in android. Here is the main java… Read More »

Custom Indeterminate progressBar for android?

By | March 29, 2012

Hello everyone… Today we will see how to customize an indeterminate progressBar in android. For that we have to create an xml with a progress animation.For this I used these three images Inside the folder res/drawable create an xml named “progress_indeterminate_horizontal.xml” and copy this code into it Now the layout file containing the progressBar.I named it main.xml See… 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 »

Using WebView to call a function in android java code or How to use a WebViewClient in android?

By | January 1, 2012

Hello everyone Today I will explain how will you call a function that is defined inside the java android code from a webview. For this we need to add a webviewclient in android for the WebView we are adding in the xml. Then we have to register the webviewclient with the WebView we are creating using this method.… Read More »

How to create a custom layout for your camera in Android?

By | December 28, 2011

Hello everyone, Today’s example shows how to create a custom layout for your camera preview, that is if you want a custom layout while your camera is opening. This example helps you to achieve this. First create a fresh project and name it CameraCustomLayout and copy this code to CameraCustomLayout.java file. After that create an xml file named… 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 »

How to start with Google Maps in Android?

By | December 16, 2011

Hello everyone, in this tutorial I will show you how to start with Google Maps in android. Follow these steps while connecting to Google Maps in android. Create a project with “Google APIs” as the Base SDK. First, if you are testing the application on the Android emulator, locate the SDK debug certificate located in the default folder… Read More »