Android Contextual Action Mode Over Toolbar

You have seen Action Mode Menu in many apps like Whatsapp, Hike, Gmail, etc. while selecting multiple chats/emails on long press i.e. called Action Mode What is Action Mode? It represents a contextual mode of the user interface. Action modes can be used to provide alternative interaction modes and replace parts of the normal UI until […]

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Android Read Contacts using Content Provider

You can read phone contacts using Content Provider. With the help of this content provider we can communicate with the contacts app and query the URIs  and columns to get contact information and it will return as contact name, all contact numbers, all email addresses, company name, etc. Content providers manage access to a structured set of data. They encapsulate […]

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Android Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a way to send or receive data between two different devices. Android platform includes support for the Bluetooth framework that allows a device to wirelessly exchange data with other Bluetooth devices. Android provides Bluetooth API to perform these different operations. Scan for other Bluetooth devices Get a list of paired devices Connect to […]

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Android RecyclerView

What is RecyclerView? Google’s upcoming operating system named Android L looks very promising. It is highly focused on rich user experience and what they called it as material design. In this example we will take a look at the new UI widget called RecyclerView. RecyclerView is more advanced and flexible and efficient version of ListView. RecyclerView […]

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Android ListView

What is ListView? Android ListView is a view which groups several items and display them in vertical scrollable list. The list items are automatically inserted to the list using an Adapter that pulls content from a source such as an array or database. An adapter actually bridges between UI components and the data source that […]

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