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Android broadcast receiver: Enable and disable during runtime

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Broadcast receiver is the one of the basic and important components of the Android application. There are two different ways of adding broadcast receiver in the Android application. It can be added either programmatically or in Android Manifest file. You should be careful while adding broadcast receiver because unnecessary broadcast receivers drain battery power. If you add the broadcast receiver ...

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Android Jelly Bean notification tutorial

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You may have heard about Android Jelly Bean (API level 16). Google has improved a lot of features and introduced new features. One of them is the notification. Now they have made the notification more versatile by introducing media rich notification. Google has come up with three special style of notification which are mentioned below. Even developer can write his ...

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Gradle Custom Plugin

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This tutorial describes the way of creating Gradle standalone custom plugin. It covers the following topics Creating task, and using it in Custom plugin Stand alone Custom plugin Short plugin id Customize Gradle setting using settings.gradle Project info : Gradle version : 1.1 OS platform : Ubuntu 12.10 Prerequisite : Basic understanding of Gradle script. Creating the Stand alone custom ...

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Android Activity Animation Customization Tutorial

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If you are thinking on customizing the animation of Activity transition then probably you would look for ActivityOptions class introduced in Android 4.1 (Jelly bean). This class has provided three methods which can help you to customize the Activity Animation. These are given in the table below. ActivityOptions Class Methods Function Name Description makeCustomAnimation This method allows to pass custom ...

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Android Voice Recognition Tutorial

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You may have heard about the “ Google Now project” where you give the voice command and Android fetches result for you. It recognizes your voice and converts it into the text or takes the appropriate action. Have you ever thought how is it done? If your answer is voice recognition API, then you are absolutly right. Recently while playing ...

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