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Android Send SMS Tutorial

In this Android tutorial, I will walk you through to create an Android app to send SMS. It would be cool to have our own SMS application to send SMS messages. There can be missing features in the SMS application that comes by default with our Android phone. We can use the example application here […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 27/11/2014.

Android Todo List Application Tutorial

This Android tutorial is to walk you through to create a todo list Android application. We will be using the Android SQLLite database to store and retrieve the todo list items. A recent web application and its mobile application that I liked very much is Google Inbox. It is certainly worth a mention in a […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 27/11/2014.

Android Show Current Location on Map using Google Maps API

This tutorial is to learn how to show the current location on map in an Android application using Google Maps API. Previously we have seen tutorials to get the current location using the different location providers. If you are looking to just get the latitude and longitude of a location, the refer get current location […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 13/11/2014.

Find Places Nearby in Google Maps using Google Places API–Android App

This Android tutorial is to learn about using Google Places API to find places nearby in Google maps. I will walk you through to create an Android app to find nearby places to you. There are two steps in this tutorial, Show current location on map using Google Maps API. Find places Nearby using Google […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 13/11/2014.

Android Location Fused Provider

This Android tutorial is to explain what a fused location provider is and how to use it to get the location using a sample Android application. We need not explicitly choose either GPS or Network location Provider, as the “Fused Location Provider” automatically chooses the underlying technology and gives the best location as per the […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 06/11/2014.

Android 5 Features and APIs

In this article we will go through the list of features and APIs launched for Android 5 codenamed Lollipop. This is written as an introduction for Android developers. The targetSdkVersion is 21 for Android 5.0. Android 5 is a huge release for developers. Similar to Java 8 features, Android 5 brings in mammoth set of […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 22/10/2014.

Android Get Address with Street Name, City for Location with Geocoding

In this Android tutorial, I will walk you through how to find the address based on the mobile location. We have got GPS or network provider in the Android device and we can use that to get the current location in terms of latitude and longitude. Using the latitude and longitude we can get the […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 16/10/2014.

Android Studio Shortcuts You Need the Most

Switching from Eclipse to Android Studio for Android development requires some adjustments. Android Studio is based on IntelliJ IDEA and for those new to this IDE, this refcard article will be of help. I have got used to Eclipse and boosted my productivity by using the Eclipse shortcuts regularly. Mouse is a productivity killer, mouse […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 24/08/2014.

Android Twitter Feed Reader

This Android tutorial is to demonstrate an application that will connect to the Twitter and read the tweets and display it. We will use the Twitter 1.1 API to access the tweets by authenticating via OAuth. We will be using the gson-2.2.4.jar for parsing the Json response. Apart from the gson API we will not […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 18/08/2014.

Android Cards List View

This Android tutorial is to show case how to build an Android activity with card style list view. This is to help achieve a specific styling. This card style is being popularly used to display list style items. We have already seen about creating an Android ListView with custom layout. Code is same as this […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 12/08/2014.