Firebase is a platform provided by Google to power up your mobile App. Firebase is packed with salient features like user authentication and cloud messaging. In this tutorial, i will demonstrate the use of authentication feature in Firebase. I will build an android app and show how Firebase auth feature is implemented in android. I […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 13/12/2017.
All you need is just 10 minutes to build an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered Chatbot. AI is the future – like it or not! Will AI save or destroy humanity, let us leave that discussion to Mark and Elon for now. As a developer let us embrace it. Chatbots are taking over customer service jobs […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 06/12/2017.
This tutorial is to explain how to use Git version control with Android Studio. Git is a free distributed version control system. If you are not using version control for software development, I urge you to start learning and using it. Git is a good choice from among the list of version control software like […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 01/07/2015.
In this Android tutorial is I will walk you through to create a minimal image slider. What prompted me to write this tutorial is, when I did a recce on this topic on various tutorial sites all I found is complicated, elongated bunch of crap. Creating a image slider in an Android application is a […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 11/06/2015.
In this Android tutorial, I will walk you through to access a web service end point, parse JSON response and display it in an Android list view. In the last Java tutorial we saw about creating a RESTful web service in Java that produces a JSON response. We will use that service to produce a […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 04/06/2015.
This Android tutorial is to learn about using a SearchView in action bar of an Android app. There are two main things that I will handle in this tutorial. Incorporating a Search component in the Android action bar is a common use which we come quite often. This example Android application accompanying this tutorial can […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 26/03/2015.
This Android tutorial will walk you through to create a location tracker using Android location API and Google maps services. This deals mainly with two areas, using the location API to continuously get the user location and then showing that lat-long position in the Google maps. Refer the Android location using fused provider tutorial to […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 15/03/2015.
Aesthetics is critical in mobile world. Beautiful functional design is key to success of a mobile application. In this Android tutorial, let us work on designing a clean and lovable login screen for an Android app. This is a repeated task and every Android developer will come have across this, if not sooner. In this […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 04/03/2015.
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.
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.