Tag Archives: XML

How to crop an Image in Android?

By | December 15, 2012

This is a sample program that launches the camera and crop the captured image. Check this link to another crop image example. https://www.coderzheaven.com/2011/03/15/crop-an-image-in-android/ This is the layout xml. activity_main.xml Now this is the Main Java File that implements the crop functionality. Here we are using the “com.android.camera.action.CROP” Intent to crop the Image passing the captured Image URI to… 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 »

ActionBar with Search Option and other options in Android.

By | October 20, 2012

I have already shown some examples with ActionBar. This is the example showing how to start with ActionBar in android. 1. Android removes the need of Menu button from devices with ActionBar. 2. How to start with ActionBar in Android? 3. Dynamically Adding, Removing, Toggling and Removing all ActionBar Tabs in Android – Part 2? Now today I… Read More »

How will you create a custom Notification in Android with a custom Layout?

By | September 15, 2012

This sample application does that. First create an xml for your notification. custom_notification.xml Now the java code.

How to create a Scrolling Text (marquee) in android using TextView?

By | September 15, 2012

OK At first we will create the XML that contains a TextView. marqueetext.xml Now the java code Note : The XMl alone will not create the marquee. For that the most important thing is to do this in java code. Now run the project and see the result.

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 »

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 »

How to upload an image from Android device to server? – Method 4

By | April 26, 2012

Hello all…. This post is also about uploading an image to server from your android device. Previously I have shown three other methods to upload an image to a server. Check these posts to refer this. 1. Uploading audio, video or image files from Android to server 2. How to Upload Multiple files in one request along with… Read More »

CustomAlert without any custom Layout in android.

By | February 6, 2012

We can create a dialog with custom alert dialog with our xml in android. But for making simple alerts we can make custom alerts through code itself. Here is a simple function for this. Here I am having a Listview and an edittext with two buttons in the alertBox. Please leave your valuable comments on this post.

How to get the current progress on your SeekBar in android?

By | August 11, 2011

I have already shown how to use seekBar in android. This simple snippet helps you to get the current progress in the seekbar. It’s same code from this post, only thing is I added the getProgress method. Check the Logcat for the current progress or the TextView in which I am showing. Take the xml from the This… Read More »

How to Download an image in ANDROID programatically?

By | July 7, 2011

Hello everyone.. In one of my tutorials I have shown you how to upload an image in android.. In todays tutorial I will show you how to download an image into your phone programatically. I am just picking up an image url from google to show the download. Previously I have shown three other methods to upload files… 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 »

How to add files like images inside your emulator in ANDROID?

By | March 24, 2011

In many of our android applications we need images and other files to be inside your emulator, such as images in the gallery. But unlike iPhone we cannot simply drag and drop files inside the emulator., because iPhone’s is simply a simulator. It justs creates an envoronment for testing. But ANDROID mimics the real phone. So we need… Read More »

Crop an Image in ANDROID.

By | March 15, 2011

Cropping an image in ANDROID programmatically has always been a problem for ANDROID developers. So Here I am putting a sample code to demonstrate this. For cropping an image in ANDROID we need a source bitmap which is our image itself, the other one is the target bitmap which we have to set the size as we want… Read More »

Using GridView in ANDROID….

By | March 9, 2011

GridViews are those in which you can arrange elements in a two dimensional grid. It is what you see in the gallery where images are arranged. Here images are arranged in a two dimensional grid. Copy the below code and save it as “MyGridView.java” Now create another file named “Images.java” and copy the below code to it. Note:… Read More »

Android TableLayout

By | March 9, 2011

In android there are different layouts and we often confuse about which one to use. Even if we select one, it is little complicated. So this tutorials is to show you about the TableLayout Here i first created linear Layout in which a Table Layout is added Here you can see that the first row ie, the EditText… Read More »

Read a plist from your resources folder in Iphone Objective C

By | March 6, 2011

Plist or property list are usually used for storing data in iPhone. They are normal XML files, you can open it in a texteditor to view it’s data. This sample code shows how to read data from the plist. Reading a plist will return an array.You can print out the array to view the results. NSString *path= [[NSBundle… Read More »

How to create custom layout for your spinner in ANDROID? or Customizable spinner

By | February 20, 2011

This code helps you to customize the spinner in ANDROID. For that you have to create an XML file inside your layout folder as shown below and name it spinner.xml. You can give all properties that are available for TextView inside this which is going to be then applied for your spinner. Now I will show you how… Read More »

How to set an item selected in Spinner in ANDROID?

By | February 19, 2011

This code helps yoy to set an item in your combobox(spinner) in ANDROID. Here my_spinner is the combobox which we call as spinner in ANDROID. Declare it in your XML file and link to it by using the following code…. my_spinner= (Spinner)findViewById(R.id.my_spinner); After that in your code set an item Listener for the spinner using the code below.… Read More »

Working with SQLite Database in ANDROID.

By | February 14, 2011

Below is a straight forward example of how to deal with SQLite database in ANDROID. Go ahead and copy and paste the following code to your java file. The example has one database and performs functions like insert delete and listing of values in a textView. In the XML file set up a TableLayout with android:stretchColumns=”0,1″ and other… Read More »

How to read and write an XML file in Adobe AIR or Flex?

By | January 15, 2011

AIR treats the XML files as just as normal file and so you can proceed using the FileStream classs. Please take a look at the sample code. Just copy and paste the following code to your main.MXML file and you are done. Please post your comments on this post