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Android SMS App Tutorial

In this Android tutorial, I will walk you through to create an Android SMS application. We will be using a BroadcaseReceiver to receive the SMS message and notify the user. To send SMS we will use the SmsManager class of the telephony package. We have already seen about sending and receiving SMS in separate tutorials. […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 01/03/2015.

Android Receive SMS Tutorial

This Android tutorial will walk you through to create an Android application to receive SMS messages in your Android mobile. SMS is popular utility now loosing sheen to Internet based instant messenger services like Whatsapp. We will be using a BroadcastReceiver to receive the messages and parse the SMS message out of it and update […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 10/12/2014.

Android Alarm Clock Tutorial

This Android tutorial will walk you through to create an alarm clock Android application. This alarm app is planned to be minimalistic and usable. It can set alarm for one occurrence for the coming day. You will get alarm ring sound, a notification message and a message in the app UI. This application and device […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 04/12/2014.

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 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 Flashlight Application Tutorial

In this Android tutorial let us learn about how to create a nice small Android app which will help double your Android device as a flashlight too. It would be handy to have this flashlight app in our Android phone. Instead of downloading an app from the Google play store, wouldn’t it be nice if […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 11/07/2014.

Android Splash Screen

This Android tutorial will help to learn how to show splash screen in an Android application. Splash screen is generally used when there is a need to do some background process when an application is initiated. Background process like loading the database, images, making a call over network. These kind of activities will consume time […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 07/02/2014.

Android Chart using AndroidPlot

In this Android tutorial let us learn, how to create a chart in an Android app using AndroidPlot library. Creating a chart in Android is made simple by AndroidPlot, just we need to know about couple of classes. How to pass values to those classes to plot the chart and then how to style the […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 12/12/2013.

Android Email App with GMail SMTP using JavaMail

Sending email using an Android app, which we custom build using with GMail SMTP using JavaMail API will be fun. With respect to using GMail’s SMTP server to send email is simple and easy to do. Code for the component of sending email in Java platform and Android app are same. Jars used from JavaMail […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 28/11/2013.