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Dynamic Action Bar and Status bar Color

Action bar color dynamically. Sometimes it is necessary to change the Action Bar and status bar color dynamically. This project shows how it can be achieved simply. Status bar color change is supported for lollipop and  above devices. So the project works by checking build versions of the device. Only action-bar color is can be Read more about Dynamic Action Bar and Status bar Color[…]

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Custom Android Navigation Drawer

Here ,I will show you how to create a custom Navigation Drawer using the auto generated Android Studio Navigation Drawer template. Using the auto generated Android Studio Navigation Drawer gives you are great head start for most of the use cases of Navigation Drawer; however it can also leave you in the middle of nowhere Read more about Custom Android Navigation Drawer[…]

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Widget Creating in Android Studio

App Widgets are miniature application views that can be embedded in other applications (such as the Home screen) and receive periodic updates. These views are referred to as Widgets in the user interface, and you can publish one with an App Widget provider. An application component that is able to hold other App Widgets is Read more about Widget Creating in Android Studio[…]

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Creating Interactive Screen Saver with Daydream

DayDreams are interactive screensavers launched when a charging device is idle, or docked in a desk dock. Dreams provide another modality for apps to express themselves, tailored for an exhibition/lean-back experience. So it’s found here and an official example can be found here. DayDream feature was introduced in  Android 4.2,brings this kind of laid-back, whimsical experience to Read more about Creating Interactive Screen Saver with Daydream[…]

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Floating Search View with Auto Hide for Android

Floating Search View with auto hide is part of material design. All major app now include floating search view. For instance here is a simple implementation of floating search view, with out using any dependencies or library files. It’s a simple and effective way for creating floating search view for beginners. Search View SearchView is Read more about Floating Search View with Auto Hide for Android[…]

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Share An Image Without Saving it in Android

As a matter of fact sometimes we want to share images without saving it. Images from internet or locally generated images.For example  whatsapp profile pictures. You can share it, but it’s only visible in gallery when we saved it. However we are using bitmap generated from linear-layout to share. In fact  sharing an image without Read more about Share An Image Without Saving it in Android[…]

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Send SMS Using SMS Gateway from Android

In Android, you can use SmsManager API or devices Built-in application to send SMS’s. Therefore in this tutorial, we shows how to send SMS message using SMS Gateway from android. However Some times it’s important to inform user about changes made to there account by email or sms. Such as verification codes,conformations etc, please let me Read more about Send SMS Using SMS Gateway from Android[…]

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Creating Image From Current View in Android

Sometimes we are require to create images in our application,This project is all about creating image from view.In addition a view can be Relative-layout, Linear-layout etc. However for creating image from view in android first convert the view to bitmap format. Then the converted bitmap file is saved as a readable image format. Finally scan the gallery for making Read more about Creating Image From Current View in Android[…]

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Turing Your WordPress site into an android App

Turn your WordPress site into a native android app. Certainly not talking about creating a webview and loading an URL with it. In conclusion almost all android apps for website’s are URL loaded inside a webview. Although the webview is present here but it’s different.Let me explain.Don’t have to,let me show it. In fact this video is sufficient explanation. However Read more about Turing Your WordPress site into an android App[…]

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Create QR Code with Logo in android

Creating Qr code with logo using zxing library. In the first place QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response Code) is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional barcode). Not to mention it’s first designed for the automotive industry in Japan. On the other hand a barcode is a machine-readable optical label that Read more about Create QR Code with Logo in android[…]