In this tutorial we are going to see how to create an advanced Gridview screen, that will have text + image
The first thing we need to do, is create the layout we want to use for each of the items inside the GridView, in our case we want to [Read More...]
We are going to explain in 9 easy step how to move you apps from your phone to the SD card.
Why move the apps??? Remember that your phone has limited space, so to install as much apps as possible, you will need to move them to your SD card. The [Read More...]
We have an app that loads some web pages using Webview, but we want to aim the user only to specific links (or limit the user to specific links).
I want the people using this tutorial to be able lo load only Firstdroid (that is us, in case you did [Read More...]
When using the webview, something that drives me crazy, specially if you are in a place with a very slow internet connection, is not knowing what is happening with the webpage, is it loading? Is it stuck? …. AAAhhhh Nothing is happening.
Ok don’t desperate, I am going to show you [Read More...]
In this tutorial we are going to open a Web View, and load a webpage into it.
We will enable also the Multi-touch (If the ROM supports)
This tutorial is for Android 1.5 or higher
Create a Android project as seen below:
We will start by preparing the “Layout” we are going [Read More...]
We are happy to announce that we added a new movie section to our home page. We will be modifying an adapting depending on what you like, feedbacks and comments. So please check it out, and let us know what you think.
If there is something you like, or want [Read More...]
How to get the Quality of the Signal received by our phone.
This tutorial we’ll teach you how to get the signal strength you receive at any moment from your Carrier provider.
Lets start with the Tutorial:
We are going to learn how to add a listener to the telephony class, and how [Read More...]
In this tutorial we are going to learn how to use the Notification Bar:
This is very useful, and is used almost in every application that runs in the background, or that is activates by events.
In this example we will add a button that when pressed will open send a notification [Read More...]
Today we are going to learn how to use the menu button.
We are going to display two options:
Text + Icon
Open the project:
First we will open a new project called “Using Menu Button”, under the package name: “Firstdroid.Tutorial.UsingMenuButton”.
Adding Menu XML
Open a folder called “menu” (Remember to use only lowercase [Read More...]
Today we are going to see how to get our current location from the GPS.
1. Create a new Android project called UseGps, under the folder “Firstdroid.Tutorial.Gps”
2. In order to be able to access the GPS, we will have to add the permission in
the AndroidManifest.xml file:
This is how the [Read More...]