Google I/O 2014 Official Android App Review

Google I/O 2014 Official Android App Review
The latest buzz around the geek world apart from FIFA 14 world cup is the Google I/O 14. As you may know Google I/O is the annual developers conference held in San Fransisco, California. This dev con is being held on 25-26 June,14. To engage more attendees around the world Google has released an official ...

Android Speech Recognition Without Dialog In A Custom Activity 1

Android Speech Recognition Without Dialog In A Custom Activity
A very interesting feature introduced in android is speech recognition. Many apps like Google Now, Chrome browser app, Google Maps app use speech recognition for their text input. Most of the apps use the standard easy way to get the voice inputs i.e. startActivityForResult by a RecognizerIntent. This would launch a dialog on top of ...

Android SimpleCursorTreeAdapter with CursorLoader for ExpandableListView

Android SimpleCursorTreeAdapter with CursorLoader for ExpandableListView
Recently I learned a new concept, Android SimpleCursorTreeAdapters. As its name describes, its from Android SimpleCursorAdaper family. The only difference here is that Android SimpleCursorTreeAdapter is an adapter for ExpandableListView widget. In Android, SimpleCursorTreeAdapters are used in situations where one has to populate an expandable list view through a ContentProvider where the data to be ...

Android Device Administrator Example 2

Android Device Administrator Example
Building an enterprise level app for android could have never been easier. With this Android Device Administrator Example, I would explain how to detect active Android device policy managers. As I explained in my previous tutorial about Android DevicePolicyManager that Android has an inbuilt framework to implement device administration policies. With help of these policies ...

Android DevicePolicyManager Example 2

Android DevicePolicyManager Example
Its always good to learn new things in the area of your interest. Recently while mucking around Android I came across the Android DevicePolicyManager class. After making a few searches here and there I found out its a very powerful concept of android and could make a device really secure. One should never underestimate Android, ...

IITF 2013 Mobile app for Pragati Maidan Complex

IITF 2013 Mobile app for Pragati Maidan Complex
World is changing, India is changing, so is technology, with the help of technology complex activities are getting simpler and simpler day by day. Today’s most happening invention is a smartphone. Hence today on this platform I would like to introduce you to IITF Navigator, an app for android based smart phones. IITF Navigator is ...

Android YouTube API Tutorial 15

Android YouTube API Tutorial
Well well its official, on 10th May 2013 Google has finally released YouTube API for android. You might be wondering what difference does it make, earlier too we were able to play YouTube videos on Android. The difference in this API is the way we are accessing it. Earlier to play a YouTube video on ...

Android VideoView Example With Youtube Playback 2

Android VideoView Example With Youtube Playback
At Truiton I was developing another app in which the requirement was to view a YouTube video inside my app. So I thought of using Android VideoView class for it. Although if we have to view local videos that are present in our device or app, still the same Android VideoView class can can be ...

Android ViewFlipper With Swipe By MotionEvent Class

Android ViewFlipper With Swipe By MotionEvent Class
One of the most used views on android is ViewFlipper. This view is usually used when we have to transform one view to another. There are many situations where we can apply this Android ViewFlipper class. Consider a situation when we have two TextViews, and only one has to be shown at a time. Now ...

Android ViewSwitcher with GestureDetector Tutorial

Android ViewSwitcher with GestureDetector Tutorial
Often while working on Android app development, a situation is encountered where one has to switch one view with another view. For this purpose we can useĀ Android’s ViewSwitcher class. One of the many examples I can quote here, is a simple Login Screen. In a simple login screen the idle scenario would be that a ...
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