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Background ListView becomes black when scrolling in Android?

Arjun Thakur
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:23
Before getting into listview example, we should know about listview, Listview is a collection of items pulled from arraylist, list or any databases. Most uses of listview is a collection of items in vertical format, we can scroll up/down and click on any item. Here is the simple solution to avoid Background ListView becomes black when scrolling. Step 1 − Create a new project in Android Studio, go to File ⇒ New Project and fill all required details to create a new project. Step 2 − Add the following code to res/layout/activity_main.xml. ... Read More

What is an Intent in Android?

George John
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:23
An intent is to perform an action on the screen. It is mostly used to start activity, send broadcast receiver, start services and send message between two activities. There are two intents available in android as Implicit Intents and Explicit Intents. Here is a sample example to start new activity with old activity.Step 1 − Create a new project in Android Studio, go to File ⇒ New Project and fill all required details to create a new project.Step 2 − Add the following code to res/layout/activity_main.xml. (First Activity layout)     Step 3 − Create a new ... Read More

How many types of intent are in Android?

Ankith Reddy
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:23
Before getting into types of intent, we should know what is an intent?. Intent is to perform an action. It is mostly used to start activity, send broadcast receiver, start services and send message between two activities. There are two intents available in android as Implicit Intents and Explicit Intents.Explicit Intent − It going to connect the internal world of an application such as start activity or send data between two activities. To start new activity we have to create Intent object and pass source activity and destination activity as shown below −Intent send = new Intent(MainActivity.this, SecondActivity.class); startActivity(send);And we ... Read More

How can I add items to a spinner in Android?

George John
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:23
Spinner is just like a drop down button, using this button we can select a item from set of items. This example demonstrate about how to add items to a spinner in android.Step 1 − Create a new project in Android Studio, go to File ⇒ New Project and fill all required details to create a new project.Step 2 − Add the following code to res/layout/activity_main.xml.     Step 3 − Add the following code to src/MainActivity.java.import android.os.Bundle; import android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity; import android.view.MotionEvent; import android.view.View; import android.widget.AdapterView; import android.widget.ArrayAdapter; import android.widget.Spinner; import android.widget.Toast; import java.util.ArrayList; public class MainActivity ... Read More

How to pass data between activities with android Serializable

Chandu yadav
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:23
Using serialization, we can pass object's state or array between two activities. Before getting into the code, we should know about serialization and how does it work with intent in android.Serialization is a marker interface. Using serialization, we can convert state of an object into a byte stream. The byte stream is a platform independent, so it's going to work on the JVM and other platforms. Here is the example to send an object between two activities.Step 1 − Create a new project in Android Studio, Go to File ⇒ New Project and fill all required details to create a ... Read More

How to create CircularImageView in android?

George John
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:23
This example demonstrate about how to Create CircularImageView in android.Step 1 − Create a new project in Android Studio, go to File ⇒ New Project and fill all required details to create a new project.Step 2 −To make circler view, we should add CircularImageView library in gradle file as shown below.apply plugin: 'com.android.application' android {    compileSdkVersion 28    defaultConfig {       applicationId "com.example.andy.myapplication"       minSdkVersion 15       targetSdkVersion 28       versionCode 1       versionName "1.0"       testInstrumentationRunner "android.support.test.runner.AndroidJUnitRunner"    }    buildTypes {       release ... Read More

How to check internet connection in android?

Chandu yadav
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:23
This example demonstrate about how to check the state of internet connection through broadcast Receiver.Step 1 − Create a new project in Android Studio, go to File ⇒ New Project and fill all required details to create a new project.Step 2 − To find the internet status we have to add network state permission to AndroidManifest.xml file as shown below.                                                                     Step ... Read More

How are iOS and Android similar? How are they different?

Kristi Castro
Updated on 22-Jun-2020 14:21:17
iOSThe iOS is the operating system created by Apple Inc. for mobile devices. The iOS is used in many of the mobile devices for Apple such as iPhone, iPod, iPad etc. The iOS is used a lot and only lags behind Android in terms of popularity.The iOS architecture is layered. It contains an intermediate layer between the applications and the hardware so they do not communicate directly. The lower layers in iOS provide the basic services and the higher layers provide the user interface and sophisticated graphics.The layered architecture of iOS is given as follows −AndroidAndroid is an operating system ... Read More

Google Android Architecture

Alex Onsman
Updated on 22-Jun-2020 13:30:37
Android is an operating system developed by Google for mobile systems. It is based on the Linux kernel and mainly designed for touchscreen devices such as tablets and smartphones.The Android architecture is divided into four main layers and five sections. This is explained using the given diagram −The details about the different parts of the Android architecture are given as follows −ApplicationsThe android applications are in the top layer of the architecture. They are mainly written in Java and run within individual instances of the Dalvik virtual machine. The main features of the Android applications should be performance and efficiency, ... Read More
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