Tag Archives: NotificationCompat

Geofencing in Android, A Simple Example.

By | June 20, 2016

What is Geofencing? Geo-fencing is a feature in a software program that uses the global positioning system (GPS) or radio frequency identification (RFID) to define geographical boundaries. A geofence is a virtual barrier. Today we will discuss how we can implement Geofencing in Android with a single location. First You need to provide the permissions in the AndroidManifest.… Read More »

Create Custom Notification in Android.

By | January 31, 2016

This demo explains how you can create a Custom Notification in Android old and New versions. The notification appears expanded in Versions > 16. Let’s jump into the code… Below is the MainActivity that creates the notification. [java] package com.example.android.customnotifications; import android.app.Activity; import android.app.Notification; import android.app.NotificationManager; import android.app.PendingIntent; import android.content.Intent; import android.os.Build; import android.os.Bundle; import android.support.v4.app.NotificationCompat; import android.view.View;… Read More »