Posts Tagged ‘ actionbarcompat ’

Android Sidebar Navigation Drawer with Icons

October 9, 2013
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Android - Sidebar Navigation drawer with icons

In this article, we will see how to develop an Android application containing sidebar navigation drawer menu with icons and counter. Here count specifies, how many times the drawer menu item is selected by the user since the application is opened. In order to display ActionBar in legacy Android versions, we are making use...

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Android SearchView Widget with ActionBarCompat library

August 6, 2013
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SearchView widget with ActionBarCompat in Action

In this article we will develop an Android application that demonstrates how to create a searchview widget in action bar using ActionBarCompat library. This application facilitates users to search places using Google Places API. As user types in place name in searchview, places that matches the typed in characters will be listed as suggestions....

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Action bar menus and SplitActionBar using ActionBarCompat library in Android

July 25, 2013
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Action Items in Action Bar using ActionBarCompat library

In the article titled “Adding Action items and Overflow menu items to Action Bar in Android“, we have seen how to add action items and split action bar items to action bar in Android. Since action bar is introduced in Android 3.0 ( API Level 11 ) , we can not run that application...

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Implementing Action Bar using ActionBarCompat support library in Android

July 25, 2013
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ActionBarCompat Support library in Action

We know that, action bar is implemented in Android 3.0 ( Honeycomb or API Level 11) on wards. But we can implement action bar in pre Honycomb versions upto API Level 7 using ActionBarCompat library available with Android support library revision 18. In this article, we will see how to implement action bar in pre honeycomb...

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Android – Setting up ActionBarCompat support library in Eclipse

July 25, 2013
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Setting up ActionBarCompat library in Action

This week, a new version of Android support library ( Revision 18 )  is released with a new library called appcompat under the package android.support.v7. This new library is available at <path-to-android-sdk>/extras/android/support/v7/appcompat . The new library facilitates users to implement action bar back up to Android 2.1 ( API Level 7 ) . This article,...

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