Android Articles

Building web apps in WebView

There is a common scenario where you want to display information in your app. You might need to update, for instance, privacy and policy information. If you're going to deliver a web page as part of your Android Application, you can use WebView. The WebView class is an extension of Android’s View class. WebView allows Android developers to display web pages as part of their activity layout. WebV

Android January 03, 2020
Android RatingBar Tutorial with Example

You will want to get rating for your android application at some point. A user will click on a set of stars to set the rating value. Android provides a built-in class, RatingBar, which is an extension of SeekBar and ProgressBar that shows a rating in stars. RatingBar is a subclass of the AbsSeekBar class. The user can touch/drag or use arrow keys to set the rating when using the default size Ratin

Android January 03, 2020
Android Splash Screen Tutorial In Android Studio

A splash screen is a window containing a logo and the version of the application. A splash screen appears while the application or game is launching. You should have seen this in many apps like YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Fiverr, etc. Also, many IDEs such as Android Studio, NetBeans, and Eclipse, etc. have a splash screen that shows when the apps are launching.Splash screens are explicitly used by

Android December 29, 2019
Android Login And Register Using Volley PHP MySQL  and Session Management

Welcome to this Android tutorial. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a login and register application in Android. This is vital in every application where the user is required to create an account and login to the app. We will store our data in MySQL database. To interact with the database, we will use a server-side language called PHP. I hope you have XAMPP installed on your lap

Android December 29, 2019
Android Upload Image to Server Using Retrofit

In this tutorial, I will show you how to upload an image to a PHP server using android retrofit. I will give an explained example and a GitHub repository to download both Android and PHP code. You will need to upload photos or images from your android app to a server. Many apps have this functionality, including Telegram, Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, etc. You have built your excellent app a

Android December 06, 2019
Android RecyclerView with Example for Beginners

In this article, we will discuss how to use the android RecyclerView. This widget is a more refined and efficient version of ListView with advanced performance and multiple benefits. This component allows developers to show a list of items from an extensive data set and data that change dynamically. For example, the inbox of your Gmail app, you find a list of people who contacted you. In the

Android November 12, 2019
Android Swipe Down to Refresh a Layout Example

Hello buddy,In this tutorial, we are discussing the android SwipeRefreshLayout. This enables an android app user to swipe or pull down to refresh the contents of the screen. You might have seen that apps like Twitter and Facebook offer an option to swipe down to refresh tweets and posts. Once a user pulls down from the top, a loader appears and will disappear after new content has been fetched. In

Android November 01, 2019