Category Archives: Android Development Tutorials

Learn android app development with easy to follow android tutorials. Explore all the basics from android xml layouts to java programming.

SharedPreferences Between Applications

On my last post, I wrote about SharedPreferences Between Activities and how one activity can retrieve persistence data saved by another activity on the same application. But what if an application needs to access some sort of data stored in … Continue reading

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Shared Preferences Between Activities – How to Retrieve Values

It can be tricky or frustrating when your application needs to share data between two or more activities in a very simple way. I am saying this from my own experince especially when I started developing Android apps. Soon you … Continue reading

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How to Hide the Title Bar in Android

How do you hide the title bar on an application in Android? I have seen this question over and over again. As a developer, you must use the small screen size very wisely when laying out your app. Yes, new … Continue reading

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How to Create Scrolling TextView in Android.

On my last tutorial, I showed you how to create drawable background in Android using XML. Today I will shift gears to show you how to create an app with a scrolling TextView across the screen. Not exactly sure why … Continue reading

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How to Create Drawable Background in Android

Did you know that you can create drawable background in Android? I bet you didn’t?¬†Creating drawable as background can make your life very easy. As you all know, compared to iPhone, Android devices come in different screen sizes not to … Continue reading

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How to Customize Displayed Text on Return Key | Android Input Method

The “Action” text displayed on the return key or enter key in Android soft keyboard can be customized with different action values using IME or android:imeOptions in your XML layout file. Some of the action values that. I am sure … Continue reading

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How to Display HTML Content in Android

To display HTML content or browse a website in Android you need to use WebView widget which is packaged in Android WebKit. Depending on your application, you can develop a very powerful app with impressing functionality. Here’s a simple example … Continue reading

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Best Android Books for Application Development

There’s a lot of best Android books for application development. I will go through some of the books that I have bought since I started developing apps about 2 years ago. Depending on your programming knowledge, most books assume that … Continue reading

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