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Learn to draw an Analog Clock on Android with the Canvas 2D API

To learn to use the Canvas 2D API, a good exercise is to draw an Analog Clock on Android. In this tutorial, you are going to discover how to create this kind of Clock and you will see some basics like creating a custom view and draw on a Canvas. Note that you can enjoy this tutorial in video on…
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Use OkHttp to make Network Requests on Android

Created by Square, OkHttp is an open source project designed to be an efficient HTTP and HTTP/2 client. It lets you to make fast requests and save bandwith. It offers some great features out of the box like to share a socket for all HTTP/2 requests to the same host, a connection pooling mechanism when HTTP/2 is not available, transparent…
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Learn to parse an HTML Page on Android with JSoup

When you make Android applications, you can have to parse HTML data or HTML pages got from the Web. One of the most known solution to make that in Java is to use JSoup Library. Like said on the official website of JSoup : "It is a Java library for working with real-world HTML. It provides a very convenient API for…
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Measure the temperature around you on Android with My Thermometer

Android devices are always more powerful and help us daily to make a lot of tasks. Amongst these tasks, your Android device can help you to know temperature around you but also temperature of your device itself. Freely available on Google Play Store, My Thermometer gives users  temperature around them by using their device's sensors. It's the perfect app for…
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Discover the 15 Worst Android Phones of All Time

Usually, we make rankings to class the top Android phones. Indeed, there are a lot of great smartphones running on Android which are launched each year. So, it's really easy to make a top of the best Android phones. However, amongst these phones, there are some bad surprises each year too. In the following video, we are going to rank…
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Create a Splash Screen on Android : the Right Way !

At a certain moment in the past, Google advised against using a Splash Screen on Android Applications. It was useless. Then, when they have published the Material Design Specifications, some of us have seen that the Splash Screen was now a pattern known as Launch Screen. Ideal to display your brand logo during cold start of applications. So, what’s the…
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Discover Best Tips to save your Battery Life on Android

Battery Life stays a big problem on Android. Indeed, for most of us, it's very rare that you stay one complete day without charging your Android device. However, there are some tips that can help you to save your Battery Life. With our tips, you could even reach one complete day without charging your device. Note that these tips work…
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Learn to persist data on Android with SQLite

On Android, there are several solutions to persist data between users’ sessions. One solution is to use a relational database to persist data and then to be able to query easily these data. In standard, Android SDK comes with a SQLite implementation. Note that the following tutorial is also available in video on Youtube : Biggest advantage of SQLite integration to…
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Learn to create a BMI Calculator App for Android

The Body Mass Index (BMI) or Quetelet index is a value derived from the mass weight and height of an individual. The BMI is defined as the body mass divided by the square of the body height, and is universally expressed in units of kg/m². By analyzing the BMI value, we can determine a diagnostic. Note that you can discover…
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