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Top Android Studio ShortCut Commands | AndroidMonks

Android Studio ShortCut | Develop Faster If you have been following my articles over the years, I advocate on developing a best practice while you code. Using Shortcut is a very good way to improve your code. Like any Art, programming also is a way of expressing your ideas. It could be as small as …

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50 Color Pallete ideas for your next Android App

50 Color Pallette for your next Android App We find inspiration from everything, but it is always difficult to find a Color Pallete for your next project. Any application is heavily dependent on the UI/UX. In this list of posts, there are 50 color pallete’s to find inspiration from. I have always had difficulty in …

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SwipeRefreshLayout in Android | AndroidMonks

SwipeRefreshLayout in Android with Example Android SwipeRefreshLayout is a ViewGroup that can hold only one scrollable child. It can be either a ScrollView, ListView or RecyclerView. The basic need for a SwipeRefreshLayout is to allow the users to refresh the screen manually. According to the Docs, “The SwipeRefreshLayout should be used whenever the user can refresh …

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Creating a CountDownTimer | AndroidMonks

Creating a CountDownTimer | AndroidMonks CountDownTimer unlike a Chronometer is used for one purpose only, to count down the time! Count Down Timer is a simple to implement Class that you can plug into any Activity. Count Down Timer in Android is used to set a countdown based on interval set by you and it will stop …

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5 Alternatives to SlidingDrawer with example

5 Alternatives to SlidingDrawer with example SlidingDrawers have always been attractive, containing cool animation and provides better UI experience to the user. However, the SlidingDrawer library has been deprecated in API 17. In this tutorial we look at 5 super cool open source Sliding Drawers that are very easy to implement. Use them in your …

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AsyncTask with Progressbar Example | AndroidMonks

 AsyncTask with Progressbar with Example According to the Android Docs, “AsyncTask enables proper and easy use of the UI thread. This class allows you to perform background operations and publish results on the UI thread without having to manipulate threads and/or handlers”. Now that you know what a AsyncTask is, we will use the Async …

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Singleton for FusedLocationProviderClient

Creating a Singleton for FusedLocationProviderClient This is a quick tutorial on how to create a singleton for FusedLocationProviderClient in Android. Hoping that you know what a FusedLocationApi used to do(It is deprecated now). The Android Library has the Fused Location Provider Client that is responsible for capturing the location updates from the user. You can …

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