Kotlin on Android – What is it? Kotlin has kept ringing for sometime now and people are already hyping a lot about it. Ever since Android hit the world of smartphone it has proved to be very very versatile. However, it is at its core Java and seeing how Java 8 and issues which were … Read more Kotlin on Android – Overview and Introduction Tutorial
Android Fragments Tutorial – Android Programming Fragments in android is a pretty confusing topic to start off. It is often used along with the activity and lot of tutorials talk about how a fragment is bound to the lifecycle of the activity. We will see what a fragment is and how to create one to … Read more Android Fragments Tutorial – Android Programming
Android 9 Pie Release – A peek into the future? After spending more than a week analysing what the latest release from Android 9 Pie has got, i am pretty much convinced that, we are stepping into the future of mobile technology. Mobile smartphone technology has grown to a point and has halted for the … Read more Android 9 Pie – Machine Intelligence, The future?
TimePicker in Android – Implementation and Overview TimePicker provides a UI to select time. There are two modes that are available, one is through using the standard clock like interface and the other is the spinner type to choose in hours:minutes:seconds format. Â in our layout file. <TimePicker android:layout_width=”match_parent” android:layout_height=”match_parent”/> Default attributes are layout_height and layout_width. … Read more TimePicker in Android – Implementation and Overview
ProgressBar in Android – Android Studio ProgressBar is a integral part of every application. By using a ProgressBar you are letting the user know about how much time a process is going to take. This adds additional level of UI discipline to convey a progress to the user. We will see about how a ProgressBar … Read more ProgressBar in Android – Implementation and Overview
Is Android Dying? Analysing the Road it has taken so far! Let’s face the reality. Google owns 85% of the market with Android right now! But why is suddenly everyone having this question. The truth is Google has started having other ideas about its successful operating system. The success story of the internet giant building … Read more Is Android really Dying? What is Google thinking!!
Intent in Android – Where to begin!! Intent is a highly used term used in the development circle. It is a very important concept that you cannot create a application without firing an Intent (Look how cool that sounds!). Intent getting fired is a very happy feeling (Am serious). Let’s see what and how it … Read more Intent in Android – Where to begin!!
CoordinatorLayout in Android – What is it? CoordinatorLayout in Android is super charged FrameLayout. There are some limitations when it comes to FrameLayout, it can only hold one child (It can hold any number of children, but it becomes difficult to control their movement). This limitation has been removed by CoordinatorLayout. Additionally, Coordinator Layout can … Read more CoordinatorLayout in Android – What is it?
Snackbar in Android – Overview and Implementation Snackbar is used to display a short message at the bottom of the screen.This is similar to a toast message but with a small action button showing along with it. Snackbars were primarily used in order to display a Toast message and maybe also provide an undo button. … Read more Snackbar in Android – Overview and Implementation
AlertDialog in Android – Implementation and Overview How often have you seen an AlertDialog. By AlertDialog i mean the one below. If the answer is yes, have you wanted to create one for yourself? AlertDialogs are pretty important in terms of engaging with the user and also for getting a quick answer to a situation. … Read more AlertDialog in Android- What is it?