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Learn to use WebSockets on Android with OkHttp

Like you should know, WebSocket is a computer communications protocol, providing full-duplex communication channels over a single TCP connection. It is supported in HTML 5. Since the version of the OkHttp library, you can also use WebSockets connection in your Android applications. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to create a simple chat application with the Echo WebSocket…
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Learn to create the game “Spin The Bottle” on Android

What is better that creating some funny games to learn the basics of Android development ? Today, you’re going to discover more on the Android Animation API by creating the game “Spin The Bottle”. Note that you can discover this tutorial in video on Youtube too : Spin the bottle is a party game in which several players sit/stand/kneel in…
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Learn to create a Flip Coin Application on Android

When you start to learn Android Development, it can be interesting to make some little and fun applications. It’s good to motivate yourself and it is also a great way to discover some specific part of the Android SDK. Today, I propose you to create a Flip Coin Application on Android to help you to discover how to use the…
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Learn to root the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in just 10 steps

As an Android enthusiast, may be you want to take full control to your Samsung Galaxy S7 or your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. How to achieve that ? By rooting your device obviously. But, be warn that rooting your Android device is at your own risks ! That being said, you can already root the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7…
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How to get Battery Information programmatically in Android ?

Android OS lets to developers to get a lot of data about features of a device. Amongst these data, it’s possible to get Battery Information for exemple. An application like CPU Hardware and System Info is able to give you following information about your Battery : Present or No Health Level Plugged Charging Status Technology Temperature Voltage Capacity You can…
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Learn how to make a Compass application for Android

Smartphones have a lot of sensors letting to developers to take profit in their applications. Make a Compass application for Android is a great way to understand how they work on Android OS. To make that Compass application, we're going to use mainly accelerometer sensor. Location service will be also used to fix compass data and also to display GPS…
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How to implement a Splash Screen in Android ?

Implementing a splash screen in Android is a redundant question among beginners. With that tutorial, we’re going to see that it’s very easy to implement a splash screen with just some lines of code. Before to continue, it’s important to understand that splash screen is not a recommended design pattern in Android. However, you can implement if you want and…
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Implement a Gesture Detector in Android

In modern applications, manage users’ gestures is an essential feature. It brings a better interactivity between your application and users. Implement a Gesture Detector to create a view flipper in Android is very simple and we’re going to make it quickly. Follow the guide. Android SDK provides a GestureDetector class available in package . GestureDetecture detects various gestures and events…
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