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Android SDK

  • Android Wear
    Creating an Android Wear Watch FacePreview image@2x
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    In December of 2014, Google released an official API for creating custom watch faces for Android Wear. In this article, you're going to learn about the official Watch Faces API for Android Wear and implement a simple digital watch face that you will be able to expand on for your own needs.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    An Introduction to Android's Spelling Checker FrameworkPicspell
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    The spelling checker framework allows you to quickly and easily add spell check functionality to your apps. This tutorial first shows you how to use the framework to interact with Android's default spell checker, and then moves on to cover the basics of developing a custom spell checker.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Introduction to the New Lollipop Activity TransitionsMaterialdesign principles metaphor
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    One of the most interesting aspects of the Material Design specifications is the visual continuity between activities. This introductory article will guide you through the making of an Android sample app with two activities, linked together by a transition consistent with the Material Design guidelines.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Quick Tip: Using Butter Knife to Inject Views on AndroidLogo
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    In this quick tip, you'll learn how to integrate the Butter Knife library in your projects to easily instantiate the views in your layout in your application's code.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    How to Use Android Media Effects With OpenGL ESPiceff
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    You can use the Media Effects framework to easily apply lots of impressive visual effects to photos and videos in your Android app. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to convert a photo into an OpenGL texture and then use the framework to apply various effects to it.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Using the JobScheduler API on Android LollipopAndroid preview@2x
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    In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the JobScheduler API available in Android Lollipop. The JobScheduler API allows developers to create jobs that execute in the background when certain conditions are met.Read More…
  • Android Lollipop
    Getting Started With RecyclerView and CardView on AndroidPicz
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    Android Lollipop introduced two new widgets, RecyclerView and CardView. In this tutorial, you will learn how to make use of these widgets to quickly create apps whose look and feel conforms to the guidelines mentioned in Google's Material Design specification.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Add Charts to Your Android App Using MPAndroidChartPic9
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    If your app deals with a lot of data, your users are going to love you if you choose to use charts instead of tables to display that data. There are many charting libraries available for Android to make your job easier. In this tutorial, you are going to learn about one such library, MPAndroidChart.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Dependency Injection With Dagger 2 on AndroidPreview image@2x
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    Dependency injection is a software design pattern focused on making our applications loosely coupled, extensible, and maintainable. In this tutorial, you will learn how to handle dependency injection using Dagger 2.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Creating Compound Views on AndroidPreview image@2x
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    When building complex applications, you'll often want to reuse the same group of views in various places of the application. One way to solve this problem is by creating a view that encapsulates the logic and layout of a group of views so you can reuse them without duplicating code in various places of the project. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use compound views to create custom views that are easily reusable.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Create a Live Wallpaper on Android Using an Animated GIFPic8
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    Have you ever seen a beautiful animated GIF that loops seamlessly and wondered if you could use it as a live wallpaper on your Android device? Well, you can, and in this tutorial I am going to show you how.Read More…
  • Android TV
    An Introduction to Android TVPreview image@2x
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    Do you want to get a better understanding of Android TV? This introduction will get you up and running with this new platform, from explaining what Android TV is and what its best practices are, right through to creating and testing your very own Android TV sample app.Read More…
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