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Android RecyclerView Example

For years now, in Android, if you wanted to create an application that uses lists to display data, the most common, choice, would be the ListView solution. However, the Android Lollipop introduces a new and faster way to represent list layouts, with the use of Android RecyclerView. Android RecyclerView is an improved version of Android ListView and has many common ...

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Android Start Service on Boot Example

In the mobile device world, many times, we may need to make an application that has to do some tasks in the background, without the users to have to open their application. Some easy examples are the background Location tracking, or an alarm application, or the applications that want to receive push events from a server. This can be done ...

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Android Custom Font TextView

In Android Development we do not have the option to use any other custom font in our default TextView in an xml layout file, except from the default Roboto font. And the choices that Android gives us are limited, by letting us set only normal, sans, serif or monospace fonts, which are usually not enough, especially when we want to ...

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Android Navigation Drawer Example

The navigation drawer is a panel that displays the app’s main navigation options on the left edge of the screen. It is hidden most of the time, but is revealed when the user swipes a finger from the left edge of the screen or, while at the top level of the app, the user touches the app icon in the ...

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