One of the most exciting things to happen to Android in some time (to me at least) is the addition of new base color attributes in the Material theme. If you have ever tried to customize the colors of the Android action bar, status bar, or navigation bar then you understand the complexity and aggravation involved.
In this tutorial we will setup the basic color themes with an awesome purple hue from the new Material Theme design guidelines.
Android game apps are typically the most popular type of Android apps in the various Google Play, Amazon Appstore and other Android app stores. So, beyond the Android game tutorials out there, what about a day-to-day handy and complete code referenc
The RecyclerView could stand to be the most implemented API change that Google unveiled as part of Android L. One reason for that is that the ListView is used on almost every single application you use every day. Second, the RecyclerView is in the support library so developers targeting previous versions of Android will still be able to utilize it's benefits.
At Google I/O this year Google showed developers a preview release of Android L. That same day they put out a preview SDK so that developers could begin experimenting with the new API additions. This tutorial series will cover many of the new APIs unveiled in L in an easy to follow project format. The series will cover the following topics:
Current State of L (August 2014)Stylesheet ChangesRecyclerViewCardViewRipple DrawablesPaletteActivity TransitionsElevation
A common requirement from such a List or Grid is to dynamically load more data as the user keeps scrolling down making it a potentially infinite scrolling list. This article will show how to implement this feature in your app.
Android software development is the process by which new applications are created for the Android operating system. Applications are usually developed in the Java programming language using the Android Software Development Kit, but other development tools are available. Android Studio is a new Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA. Similar to Eclipse with the ADT Plugin, Android Studio provides integrated Android developer tools for development and debugging
This sample demonstrates how to connect to an individual抯 Google Drive* online storage service from an Android application. It shows how to upload a file to Google Drive, determine which files are on the Drive, and download a file.
Want to build apps for Android devices? This book is the perfect way to master the fundamentals. Written by experts who have taught this mobile platform to hundreds of developers in large organizations and startups alike, this gentle introduction sho