JSON is the best alternative to XML for storing and exchanging text information. Android includes the json.org libraries which allow to work easily with JSON. In this tutorial you will learn about how to work with JSON in Android.
by SUNIL KUMAR on 5/15/2013
by SUNIL KUMAR on 2/28/2013
In this tutorial we'll learn about how to develop android UI using styles and themes. Basically styles and themes allow us to separate the design from the content. Styles are like CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) in web design. A style can be applied to an individual View while the theme is a style applied to an entire Activity or Application.
by SUNIL KUMAR on 2/11/2013
In earlier tutorial we've learn about radio buttons which allows user to select an option from a set, but what if the user need to select more then one options? Checkboxes solve this problem by allowing the user to select one or more options from a set. Like radio buttons, checkboxes not organized in groups. In simple words checkboxes are 2-state toggles that can be on/off or checked/unchecked.
by SUNIL KUMAR on 2/10/2013
Radio buttons are one of the common UI elements in android apps. Radio buttons allow the user to select an option from a set. There are two key classes related to radio buttons- android.widget.RadioButton and android.widget.RadioGroup.
by SUNIL KUMAR on 1/04/2013
In earlier tutorial we have learn about the Apache HttpClient library to perform network operations. Except Apache HttpClient library android also allows accessing the network resources via the Java networking API (java.net package). In this tutorial we will learn about how to use standard Java networking API to make simple HTTP connection in Android.
by SUNIL KUMAR on 1/04/2013
Most network-connected Android apps use HTTP to send and receive data. Android contains the Apache's HttpClient Library to perform network operations. In this tutorial we will learn about how to use Apache HttpClient library to make simple HTTP connection in Android.
by SUNIL KUMAR on 1/01/2013
SeekBar is one of the useful user interface element in android applications. SeekBar is an extension of ProgressBar that allows the selection of integer values using a natural user interface. Basically SeekBar has a thumb that you can slide to choose a value between 0 and some maximum that you set.
by SUNIL KUMAR on 12/24/2012
Menus are a common UI component in many types of applications. Menus are useful for displaying additional options that are not directly visible on the main UI of an application. In this tutorial we will learn about different types of android menus & their implementation.
by SUNIL KUMAR on 12/13/2012
Most of the applications require an introductory opening screen. Such introductory screens are called splash screens. The splash screen displays for 2-4 seconds and then the main activity of the application appears. So how we can implement such splash screen to our apps? This tutorial is all about.