Category Archives: Android Tutorial

Android Messaging Example for Sending SMS Programmatically

android-logoSimple way to Send SMS (Text Messages) from an Android Application.

Here we will discuss about how to send SMS from an Android application in a very simple way. Sending SMS from an Android application programmatically is really very easy. Lets have a line by line discussion for how to send massages in Android.

Android Analog Clock and Digital Clock Example with Code Description

android-logoUsing Android Analog Clock and Digital Clock in any Android Application is very easy. We just need to put the Android clock control in the xml file, Then it will automatically pick the time and show on the Activity screen. Here is the complete code.

Android AIDL Example with Code Description – IPC

android-logoBefore we learn about Android Interface Definition Language (AIDL), Let us know why it is required? The answer is very simple. Each Android app run in it’s own process. So one application can’t directly access another app’s memory space. If you want to access some data from one application to another application, then we need to use  inter process communication (IPC) like other platforms. So in Android IPC is otherwise known as AIDL.

Simple Android AlarmManager Example to Schedule an Event

android-logoAfter getting so many request from users for updating the post on how to use Android alarm to schedule an event. Here is the complete example with source code and description. My idea is to give you a better idea about how AlarmManager works in Android platform. To make the example very simple, in this example we will have an activity which contains a button call ‘Setup Alarm’. Just click the button and wait for 10 seconds. Our Alarm will be raise.

Vibrate Android Phone Programmatically

android-logoVibrating your Android phone programmatically is very easy. The code is common for all Android devices which has vibrator hardware. You can vibrate your Android device  using different pattern until you cancel the vibrator either by the Android OS or manually by your Android app. You can also download the complete source code from this post.

Passing data between activities in Android with Example

android-logoUsing a simple example, We will learn  about passing data between activities in Android with example. It is very easy to start a new activity from another activity with some data (like string , integers etc…). Here we will take a very simple example, which will give us some simple and clear idea about how to sending data form one activity to another activity. Note: You can download complete source code from below and have a look into in line comments which are written in side the source code.