Posts Tagged ‘ BroadcastReceiver ’

Android Sending and Receiving data from remote server using IntentService

September 26, 2013
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IntentService in Action

In this article, we will see how to develop an Android application that sends and receives data from a web server using IntentService. IntentService provides a simple mechanism to execute long lasting operations ( eg : downloading data )  in a background thread. In this application user is able to select a country from...

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Android App Widget with Configuration Activity

October 12, 2012
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App Widget Configuration Activity in Action

Configuration activity is an activity which will be launched automatically by the widget host at the time of widget creation. This activity facilitates users to do the available settings for the widget. The configuration activity of the widget should be specified in the widget meta data file (see the file :  res/xml/widget_info.xml)  using android:configure...

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Android Home Screen App Widget with onClick Event

October 11, 2012
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The Analog Clock App Widget in Action

This article is a continuation to the article titled “Android Home Screen App Widget Analog Clock“. The additional thing that we are going to do in this application is an onClick event which will be triggered when user clicks on the analog clock widget. On clicking the analog clock, the MainActivity screen will  be...

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Android Home Screen App Widget Analog Clock

October 9, 2012
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The App Widget in Action

In this article, we will create a simple app widget to display analog clock in the home screen of an Android device. This application is developed in Eclipse ( 4.2.0 ) with ADT plugin ( 20.0.3 ) and Android SDK ( R20.0.3 ) . 1. Create a new Android application project namely “AppWidgetClock” 2....

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Downloading an image from an http url using DownloadManager and displaying in ImageView by dynamically registered BroadcastReceiver

September 3, 2012
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Progressing the DownloadManager's download process

In this article we will see how to download an image from an http url using DownloadManager and display it in an ImageView using a dynamically registered broadcast receiver. This application will work in Android API level 9 ( GingerBread )  and its higher versions. This is because, DownloadManager is introduced in API level...

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Sending SMS directly from an application using SmsManager in Android

August 24, 2012
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Sending Sms directly from the application using SmsManager

In this article we will discuss how to send sms text messages directly from an application using SmsManager. This is an alternative method for sending text messages which we discussed in the article titled “Sending SMS in background from an Android application“. In that application we used Broadcast receivers for handling delivery status sent...

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Sending SMS in background from an Android application

June 26, 2012
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Sending SMS in background from an Android application

In this article we will create an application which will sent sms message in background. This application will make use the class android.telephone.SmsManager which facilitates to send sms messages to intended parties. We also uses the broadcast receivers to get the status of sms message which is sent. An alternative to this application is...

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