Android development primer: Working with Sliding Drawers in Android – Part II

This entry is part 46 of 50 in the series Android Development Primer

This entry is part 46 of 50 in the series Android Development PrimerIn the first part, I showed you how to use a basic Sliding Drawer in Android. In this post I’ll show you how to make your Sliding Drawers fancier by changing the handle image when the Sliding Drawers is open and when it […]

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Android development primer: Working with Sliding Drawers in Android – Part I

This entry is part 45 of 50 in the series Android Development Primer

This entry is part 45 of 50 in the series Android Development PrimerYou have to agree that the Sliding Drawer feature of Android is a pretty neat and handy tool to add some text – usually directions for use, help or other important details. Here’s what a Sliding Drawer looks like. The bold black lines are […]

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Android development: Introducing SQLite

This entry is part 23 of 50 in the series Android Development Primer

This entry is part 23 of 50 in the series Android Development PrimerAs you start to develop complex applications containing multiple activities and providing multiple functionality, often times you would want to store structured data in your application. Android provides a mechanism to do this using Databases. The SQL that is used with Android system […]

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Android dev tutorial: Shared Preferences Screen in Android

This entry is part 22 of 50 in the series Android Development Primer

This entry is part 22 of 50 in the series Android Development PrimerNow that we are familiar with what Shared Preferences are and how they work, its time to actually look into one of the main applications of the Shared Preferences – the Shared Preferences Screen most commonly used as the Settings screen of many […]

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Android Development Primer: Working with Videos in Android

This entry is part 19 of 50 in the series Android Development Primer

This entry is part 19 of 50 in the series Android Development PrimerIn the last post, I showed you how to integrate audios to your Android Application. Just like audios, we can also have our applications play videos if we want to. However, one thing worth remembering is that once we are done with the […]

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Android development primer: Working with Audio in Android

This entry is part 18 of 50 in the series Android Development Primer

This entry is part 18 of 50 in the series Android Development PrimerWe can have audios in our Android application. It can be used as and when required and is decided by the Application Developer. Adding and configuring audios to our application is fairly simple. In this post I am going to show you how […]

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Android development primer: Progress Dialog in Android – Horizontal Style

This entry is part 17 of 50 in the series Android Development Primer

This entry is part 17 of 50 in the series Android Development PrimerIn the last post, we saw how to make a Progress Dialog with Spinner style progress bar. Here, we will see how to make a Horizontal Style bar. Set the content view of the activity. Make sure the layout of the activity contains a button so […]

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Android development primer: Progress Dialog in Android – Spinner Style

This entry is part 16 of 50 in the series Android Development Primer

This entry is part 16 of 50 in the series Android Development PrimerI have already posted about the Alert Dialog and the Custom Dialog in Android. However, in this post, I will show you how to make your application fancier by adding Progress Dialog in it. What is a Progress Dialog? It is a dialog […]

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