Posts Tagged ‘ content provider ’

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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Android SearchView widget with Google Places API using ActionBarSherlock library

July 18, 2013
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SuggestView Widget in ActionBar Demo

In this article, we will develop an Android application that can search Google Places API using SearchView widget and show the results in Google Maps Android API V2. In this application the searchview widget is placed in action bar. We know that, the SearchView widget is available only since Android API level 11. So...

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Adding Google Places Autocomplete API as custom suggestions in Android Search Dialog

July 17, 2013
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Google Places in Android Search dialog in Action

In this article, we will develop an Android application with a search dialog box. The search dialog box allows users to search various places using Google Places API and shows the result as a marker in the Google Maps Android API V2. We also add custom suggestions to Search Dialog with Google Places Autocomplete...

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Adding custom search suggestions to search dialog from SQLite database in Android

July 11, 2013
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Adding custom suggestions in Search Dialog

In this article, we will develop an Android application containing a search dialog, that can search a set of countries stored in an SQLite database. The search dialog is facilitated with custom search suggestions containing texts and images. The search dialog fetches the data from SQLite database using cursor loader via content provider. Major...

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Programatically adding contacts with photo using Contacts Provider in Android – Example

September 25, 2012
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Creating a new contact with Photo

In this article, we will create an Android application which allows a user to add new contacts along with photo to the Android’s Contact Manager. Android’s Contacts Content Provider API is used to add the contacts to the Contact Manager. This article is an extension to the article “Adding contacts programatically using Contacts Provider...

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Adding contacts programatically using Contacts Provider in Android – Example

September 24, 2012
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Adding Contact using Contact Content Provider

In this article we will create an Android application which allows users to add new contacts to Android’s Contact Manager. We will make use Android’s Contacts content provider to add contacts to the Contact Manager. An extension to this article is discussed in the article “Programatically adding contacts with photo using Contacts Provider in...

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Android Contacts Content Provider – Retrieving and Listing Contacts in ListView Example

September 22, 2012
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Listing Contacts in ListView via Contacts Content Provider

In this article, we will create an Android application which will query Android contacts content provider to retrieve the contacts available in the phone and list those contacts in a listview with various details such as name, mobile number, home number, work email id, photo etc. This application is developed in Eclipse ( 4.2.0...

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Loading ListView with SDCard Thumbnail Images and displaying its Title, Size, Width and Height by merging cursors using MatrixCursor

September 5, 2012
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Showing SDCard images and text in ListView

In this article we will create an Android application to display the thumbnails of SDCard images in a listview. The details of the images such as title, size, width and height are also be displayed in the listview. The thumbnails of the images can be retrieved using the content provider android.provider.MediaStore.Images.Thumbnails. The details of...

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Asynchronously loading Image thumbnails in a GridView from an external (SD Card) storage using Media Content Providers in Android

August 20, 2012
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Image Thumbnails in GridView

In this article, we will see how to display the thumbnails of images stored in external ( SD Card ) storage. The thumbnails are loaded to the gridview using loaders and media content providers. The loaders are used to asynchronously load gridview with images. An extension to this application is discussed in the article...

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Asynchronously populating listview from SQLite database using Content Providers

August 11, 2012
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Populating listview from SQLite database using content provider

In this article, we will create a contact manager application which facilitates to add, update, delete and list contacts with their name and phone number. We will make use content providers to access SQLite database in the application. Also the contacts in the listview is populated asynchronously using loaders. This application is developed in...

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