Tag Archives: Widgets

Creating a Clock Widget in Android with Custom Font.

By | September 10, 2013

Hi all if you have been a regular visitor of this website you have seen that I have shown you how to create a simple widget, adding controls to it, adding event handlers in the views etc… Do check this website for more tutorials on widgets. You can find other tutorials by following this LINK. This tutorial is… Read More »

Handling Multiple Instances of a Widget in Android and Identifying each instance with it’s own ID.

By | July 5, 2013

Hey everyone…….Hope all are well….. This post is about Android Widgets. This is going to be one of the bigger posts in Coderzheaven. This posts helps you to handle multiple instances of a Widget. Many of our problem is to identify different instances of the same widget. But there is a solution to this problem. Please check out… Read More »

Custom Spinner in Android Redone using BaseAdapter..

By | January 10, 2013

I have already shown another example of creating custom spinner in android in this post. That was by extending the ArrayAdapter class, Now it’s using the baseAdapter class. You all knew that a spinner or combobox is an inbuilt widget in android. And Like any other widgets spinners are also customizable. Here is a simple example to customize… 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 get Notified when a widget is deleted?

By | June 10, 2012

I have already covered a tutorial on how to start with widgets and how to create a simple widget here.. https://www.coderzheaven.com/2012/06/07/create-widget-android/ Today I will show you how to get notified when a widget is deleted. if you have already gone through my previous post, then there is only a small change in the “MyWidget.java” file. we have to… Read More »

Custom GridView in android. A simple example.

By | February 29, 2012

Hello all……….. Android has been absoultely wonderful for customizing widgets. I have shown a lot of example to customize ListViews, spinners etc. Today I will show you how to customize gridviews. Using this method you can actually place anything inside a gridview even a webview also. So here we start. We customize a gridview by creating an adapter… Read More »

Android 4.0 IceCream Sandwich Cool features

By | December 24, 2011

Android 4.0 is here and it is completely different from its predecessors. The rate at which android is growing is unbeleivable. Students earning computer forensics degrees need to be aware of all different systems, so they should learn about these features. These are some of the features. 1. Refined, evolved UI 2. Home screen folders and favorites tray… Read More »

Customizing a spinner in android.

By | July 18, 2011

Hello everyone……… You all knew that a spinner or combobox is an inbuilt widget in android. And Like any other widgets spinners are also customizable. Here is a simple example to customize a spinner. First we will look at the java code. The getView method is called for each row in the spinner. So with the help of… Read More »

Customizing a spinner in android.

By | July 18, 2011

Hello everyone……… You all knew that a spinner or combobox is an inbuilt widget in android. And Like any other widgets spinners are also customizable. Here is a simple example to customize a spinner. First we will look at the java code. The getView method is called for each row in the spinner. So with the help of… Read More »

Customizing a spinner in android.

By | July 18, 2011

Hello everyone……… You all knew that a spinner or combobox is an inbuilt widget in android. And Like any other widgets spinners are also customizable. Here is a simple example to customize a spinner. First we will look at the java code. The getView method is called for each row in the spinner. So with the help of… Read More »

Customizing a spinner in android.

By | July 18, 2011

Hello everyone……… You all knew that a spinner or combobox is an inbuilt widget in android. And Like any other widgets spinners are also customizable. Here is a simple example to customize a spinner. First we will look at the java code. The getView method is called for each row in the spinner. So with the help of… Read More »

Customizing a spinner in android.

By | July 18, 2011

Hello everyone……… You all knew that a spinner or combobox is an inbuilt widget in android. And Like any other widgets spinners are also customizable. Here is a simple example to customize a spinner. First we will look at the java code. The getView method is called for each row in the spinner. So with the help of… Read More »