Android Progress Bar using ProgressDialog

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Progress bars are used to show progress of a task. For example, when you are uploading or downloading something from the internet, it is better to show the progress of download/upload to the user. In […]

Android – Push Notification

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  A notification is a message you can display to the user outside of your application’s normal UI. You can create your own notifications in android very easily. Android provides NotificationManager class for this purpose. In order […]

Android – RenderScript

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In this chapter, we will learn about Android RenderScript. Usually the apps on android are designed as to consume as minimum resources as possible. But some applications like some 3D games need high level processing […]

Android – RSS Reader

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RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. RSS is an easy way to share your website updates and content with your users so that users might not have to visit your site daily for any kind […]

Android – Screen Cast

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Android Screen cast is a desktop application to control an android device remotely. If your phone is not rooted, you can only view your mobile activity in PC. But if you phone is rooted , […]

Android – SDK Manager

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To download and install latest android APIs and development tools from the internet, android provide us with android SDK manager. Android SDK Manager separates the APIs, tools and different platforms into different packages which you […]

Android – Sensors

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Most of the android devices have built-in sensors that measure motion, orientation, and various environmental condition. The android platform supports three broad categories of sensors. Motion Sensors Environmental sensors Position sensors Some of the sensors […]

Android – Session Management

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Session help you when want to store user data outside your application, so that when the next time user use your application, you can easily get back his details and perform accordingly. This can be […]

Android – Shared Preferences

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Android provides many ways of storing data of an application. One of this way is called Shared Preferences. Shared Preferences allow you to save and retrieve data in the form of key,value pair. In order […]

Android – SIP Protocol

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SIP stands for (Session Initiation Protocol). It is a protocol that let applications easily set up outgoing and incoming voice calls, without having to manage sessions, transport-level communication, or audio record or playback directly. Applications […]

Android – Spelling Checker

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The Android platform offers a spelling checker framework that lets you implement and access spell checking in your application. In order to use spelling checker , you need to implement SpellCheckerSessionListener interface and override its methods. Its […]

Android – SQLite Database

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SQLite is a opensource SQL database that stores data to a text file on a device. Android comes in with built in SQLite database implementation. SQLite supports all the relational database features. In order to […]

Android – Support Library

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When you develop an app on a latest version of android like 5.x and you also want it to run on those devices which are running older versions of android like 3.2 e.t.c. you can’t […]

Android – Testing

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The Android framework includes an integrated testing framework that helps you test all aspects of your application and the SDK tools include tools for setting up and running test applications. Whether you are working in […]

Android – Text To Speech

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Android allows you convert your text into voice. Not only you can convert it but it also allows you to speak text in variety of different languages. Android provides TextToSpeech class for this purpose. In order to […]

Android – TextureView

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If you want to display a live video stream or any content stream such as video or an OpenGL scene, you can use TextureView provided by android in order to do that. In order to […]

Android – Twitter Integration

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Android allows your application to connect to twitter and share data or any kind of updates on twitter. This chapter is about integrating twitter into your application. There are two ways through which you can […]

Android – UI Design

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In this chapter we will look at the different UI components of android screen. This chapter also covers the tips to make a better UI design and also explains how to design a UI. UI […]

Android – UI Patterns

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In this chapter we will look at the different UI Patterns which are available by android to design apps that behave in a consistent and foreseeable way. UI Patterns components A good android application should […]

Android – UI Testing

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Android SDK provides the following tools to support automated, functional UI testing on your application. uiautomatorviewer uiautomator uiautomatorviewer A GUI tool to scan and analyse the UI components of an Android application. The uiautomatorviewer tool […]

Android – WebView

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WebView is a view that display web pages inside your application. You can also specify HTML string and can show it inside your application using WebView. WebView makes turns your application to a web application. […]

Android – Wi-Fi

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Android allows applications to access to view the access the state of the wireless connections at very low level. Application can access almost all the information of a wifi connection. The information that an application […]

Android – Widgets

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A widget is a small gadget or control of your android application placed on the home screen. Widgets can be very handy as they allow you to put your favourite applications on your home screen […]

Android – XML Parser

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XML stands for Extensible Mark-up Language.XML is a very popular format and commonly used for sharing data on the internet. This chapter explains how to parse the XML file and extract necessary information from it. […]

Android – Intents and Filters

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An Android Intent is an abstract description of an operation to be performed. It can be used with startActivity to launch an Activity, broadcastIntent to send it to any interested BroadcastReceiver components, and startService(Intent) or bindService(Intent, ServiceConnection, int) to communicate with a background Service. The […]

Android – Fragments

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A Fragment is a piece of an activity which enable more modular activity design. It will not be wrong if we say, a fragment is a kind of sub-activity. Following are important points about fragment − A fragment […]

Android – Content Providers

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A content provider component supplies data from one application to others on request. Such requests are handled by the methods of the ContentResolver class. A content provider can use different ways to store its data […]

Android – Broadcast Receivers

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Broadcast Receivers simply respond to broadcast messages from other applications or from the system itself. These messages are sometime called events or intents. For example, applications can also initiate broadcasts to let other applications know that […]

Android – Services

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A service is a component that runs in the background to perform long-running operations without needing to interact with the user and it works even if application is destroyed. A service can essentially take two states − […]

Android – Activities

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An activity represents a single screen with a user interface just like window or frame of Java.Android activity is the subclass of ContextThemeWrapper class. If you have worked with C, C++ or Java programming language […]

Android Resources Organizing & Accessing

July 5, 2019 0

There are many more items which you use to build a good Android application. Apart from coding for the application, you take care of various other resources like static content that your code uses, such as bitmaps, […]

Android – Hello World Example

July 5, 2019 0

Let us start actual programming with Android Framework. Before you start writing your first example using Android SDK, you have to make sure that you have set-up your Android development environment properly as explained in Android […]

Android – Application Components

July 5, 2019 0

Application components are the essential building blocks of an Android application. These components are loosely coupled by the application manifest file AndroidManifest.xml that describes each component of the application and how they interact. There are following four […]

Android – Architecture

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Android operating system is a stack of software components which is roughly divided into five sections and four main layers as shown below in the architecture diagram. Linux kernel At the bottom of the layers […]

Android – Environment Setup

July 5, 2019 0

  You will be glad to know that you can start your Android application development on either of the following operating systems − Microsoft Windows XP or later version. Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later […]

What is Android?

July 5, 2019 0

  Android is an open source and Linux-based Operating System for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. Android was developed by the Open Handset Alliance, led by Google, and other companies. Android offers a unified approach […]

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