Android Countdown ProgressBar

Laura Suciu
Recently I needed to make a progressBar to update its progress smoothly for a given period of time (I needed a countdown). So after some research on Google, I ended up using an ObjectAnimator in order to achieve this. For...
Read More

Android Floating Action Button (New Implementation)

Laura Suciu
The previous tutorial about Floating Action Button implementation is now deprecated regarding that now, there is a support library from Android which makes the implementation of FAB more easier. You just have to add to dependencies the Design Library in your...
Read More

Did you know about CoordinatorLayout?

Laura Suciu
Definition CoordinatorLayout is a more advanced FrameLayout, that now, with all these new changes with Material Design, it was introduced in the DesignLibrary, in order to provide help and more control over touch events between child views. Usage It is mainly used...
Read More

Android ExpandableList Move Item From Group to Another on Click

Laura Suciu
This is a simple tutorial, nothing difficult to achieve on your own, but I wanted to add this code here in case someone will need it. So, we will create an ExpandableList with items that can be moved to a new...
Read More

GSON & Realm String array

Catalin Prata
You might know about Realm, a fancy and practical storage option that one can use on Android. Realm is quite fast and it is really easy to work with but recently I had to parse some data from the webservice...
Read More

Android Custom Edit Text Cursor Not Visible

Laura Suciu
Story I created a new simple project with a custom edit text without any logic (it just extends EditText). The code is the following: CustomEditText.java Java package com.example.customedittextcursor; import android.content.Context; import android.util.AttributeSet; import android.widget.EditText; /** * @author Diana Prața * Date:...
Read More

Android onActivityResult not called from fragment

Laura Suciu
Today I had an issue with onActivityResult() method which was not called inside a fragment. My first impulse was to move the method inside the activity that hosts the fragment, and that’s what I actually did. So, I ran my app...
Read More

Android: How to reset score from Google Play Games leaderboards

Laura Suciu
Recently I had to work with Leaderboards and scores for our new game QuickAZ. So while I was developing and testing the game, my scores were registered to Leaderboards, which was a good thing :D. RESET THE SCORE BEFORE PUBLISHING...
Read More

Google Play Games API + Playground

Catalin Prata
The Problem… So I wanted to reset my score on one of my google play games here(QuickAZ) and for that I could use Google Play Games API if the user was registered as a tester in the play console. In order to...
Read More