Android – Dashboard design pattern implementation

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Before reading this article, please read the mentioned prerequisites so that you can have better idea for the implementation of solution which we are going to discuss here. What is Dashboard design pattern? In brief, we can say Dashboard is a page containing large and clear symbols of main functionality...

Android Tip – How to define Getter/Setter methods?

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Hello All, This is actually a tip to define Getter/Setter methods in easy way. In other terms you can say Object initialization. You know why i thought to share this tip, just because i have seen many people defining Getter/Setter methods by their own and After getting my tip, you...

Android – Custom toggle button example

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Problem: How to customize toggle button with custom images in android? Solution: Step 1: Create 2 images for ON and OFF state of toggle button, place these 2 images inside the Drawable folder. FYI, i have used 9-patch tool to create images for the states. Step 2: Now, create a...

I am now an Android gold badge holder at StackOverflow

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Here I am proud to share that I am now an android gold badge holder at StackOverflow. Why i am feeling proud? Just because right now only 11 members (including me) holding this badgeand they all other 10 members are a great people doing in android platform such as CommonsWare...

Android – How to implement Google Search inside application?

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In Android application, if there is functionality of implementing Google search then here is the easy solution to implement it. In this example, we will accept input from the user and will search the same string input in the Google search. For implementing this functionality we use Intent.ACTION_WEB_SEARCH . Solution:...

I am now a DZone MVB (Most Valuable Blogger)

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Today, one more feather is added in my crown…..Yeh 🙂 🙂 FYI, this is the 2nd feather, 1st was JavaCodeGeeks 🙂 Let me tell you exactly!! Few days ago, Mr. Mitch Pronschinske ,Senior Content Curator and Editor-in chief at DZone contacted me and saying that “With the quality of writing...

Windows Phone Emalator with Local keyboard input

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While working on Windows phone 7 development, you might have faced a problem that you are not able to input through your local keyboard into the Windows phone 7 emulator keyboard. Have you faced this problem? Solution: Just Press the “Page Up” key on the keyboard or Press the “Pause/Break...