So you made a nice application with cool features, one of them being that you can push notifications and messages to your users by means of the Google Cloud Messenging platform (GCM). You might however have forgotten a little something on the way: how about people using a device without the Google packages installed?
Category Archives: android tutorials
Tutorials that have to do with the Android operating system powering your favourite smartphone or tablet.
June 3, 2011 →
The gallery widget in Android is the closest match you can find for an horizontal ListView. However, this widget does not support properly the gravity attribute to specify whether we would like the first selected item to be centered (as in the default behaviour) or aligned to the left (currently not possible). The short code snippet below allows just to do that.
January 20, 2011 →
When designing an application for Android or any other device, we often come up with the desire to release a commercial version built on top of the free version. This is our take on how one could setup his projects to share common code between a full and a lite version of the same application.
October 29, 2010 →
Android’s ListView is a useful component that can allow the user to check items natively. Two SDK samples (List 10 and List 11) show you how to accomplish this using simple CheckedTextView widgets to represent the rows. However, when you want to represent the rows using a custom layout, you’ll need some time to figure out why you items do not get checked.Well, by the end of this tutorial you should know how to do it.