Service is like an Activity but has no interface. Probably if you want to fetch the weather for example you won’t create a blank activity for it, for this you will use a Service. A Thread is a Thread, probably you already know it from other part. You need to know that you cannot update UI from a… Read More »
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 »
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
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. .
We may have applications in which we may have to make repeated calls to a webservice. At that time services may be useful. This is such an example in which we will be creating a Service in android to create a repeated call to a webservice in a time delay of some seconds or milliseconds. OK We will… Read More »
Hello all… In my previous posts I have shown two methods to create custom progressbar in android. Check out these tutorials to find out how? 1. How to build a custom progressBar in android- Part 2? 2. Custom progressbar in android with text – part 3 Today in this post I will show you a third method. Here… Read More »
Hello all…… I have posted two posts on how to customize a progressbar in android. 1. Custom Indeterminate progressBar for android? 2. How to build a custom progressBar in android- Part 2? Here is another one with update text on top of the progressbar. Here is how we start. After creating a fresh project create a new java… Read More »
Hello all……. Today I am going to show you how to create a custom progressbar in android. Previously in another posts I have already shown how to build a custom indeterminate progressbar in android. And in this post I will show you how to customize the horizontal progressbar. OK Now we will start. First create a fresh project… Read More »