Android Home Screen Widgets

App widgets can be thought of as a small window or controller for an Android app that can be embedded in another application (like the home screen). They can be very useful, allowing users to view or control an app without actually launching it. The great thing about widgets is that they can be updated […]

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Android AlarmManager

Daily we used to set Alarms in our phone to wake up in morning or for some meetings, etc. I used to set lot of alarms for morning but unfortunately i used to wake up late only. 😛  So today we are going to learn about Alarms. Alarms (based on the AlarmManager class) give you a […]

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Android Drag and Drop

Android drag/drop framework allows your users to move data from one View to another View in the current layout using a graphical drag and drop gesture. Although the framework is primarily designed for data movement, you can use it for other UI actions. For example, you could create an app that mixes colors when the […]

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Android Working with Palette

With the release of Android Lollipop, several new support libraries have been created. One of the new libraries is for the Palette class. This new class makes it easy to extract prominent colors from bitmap images, which is useful if you want to style other view components to match colors from your image, such as […]

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Android Fingerprint Authentication

Android fingerprint authentication uses smartphone touch sensor to authenticate the user. Android Marshmallow has introduced a set of API that makes it easy to use the touch sensor. Before Android Marshmallow, the method to access the touch sensor was not standard. There are several benefits of using Android fingerprint authentication: 1. Doesn’t matter how sick […]

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