Create Your First Android App – Part 2

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CodeProject This post is part 2 of my three part tutorial series on how to create your first Android app. In today post we will cover the basics of Android User Interface and then create the User Interfaces for the demo app. The User Story for this app is  There are three post in this series […]

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Create Your First Android App – Part 1

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Today, I am beginning a three part Android tutorial series where I will provide step by step guide on how to create your first Android app. Are you ready to build your first Android app? Great choice! – let’s get started. User Story Most software products begins with a user story, it could be a […]

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Introducing Pronto Invoice

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Today, I am glad to launch my second Android app Pronto Invoice. Pronto Invoice is a mobile app that enables users to create professional PDF Invoice in one minute without internet connection. Pronto Invoice does not require any elaborate setup, no confusing menu, straight forward layout that enables you to promptly create invoices and email […]

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Ten Tips for Building Your First Android App

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You are ready to build your first Android app,  well good luck and welcome  aboard an exciting journey. My first Android app took me a year to build because of the complexities of porting a legacy desktop application to mobile app and dealing with constantly changing business requirements. Below are my ten tips for building […]

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How To Fill PDF Form in Android

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This is the third post in my programmatic PDF series. In this post I will show how to fill out a PDF form in Android using the iTextG library. Just like any other form format (paper, html, etc) PDF forms allows you to fill in the blanks of a pre-formatted document. For an Android App this […]

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How to Convert Android View to PDF

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In this blog post I will show you how to convert an Android View to PDF using iTextg library. In my last post, I showed how to create a PDF in Android from scratch. That is the preferred way, today I want to you how you can create PDF quicker by turning the Android view you […]

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Android iText Pdf Example

This blog post stems from my recent experience building my soon to be released Invoicing app. I waited until the last minute to integrate PDF hoping that there is a magical boolean I can set to true and voila, my deeply nested view will be converted to PDF. I quickly realized that programmatic PDF involves […]

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Android Save and Retrieve Image Path From Database

In this post, I will show you how to save and retrieve image path from database in Android. Images are standard component of many software application. One of the most common use cases of image is to associate an image with an object so that each time the object is shown it is shown with […]

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Custom Android Navigation Drawer

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In this blog post ,I will show  a walk-through on how to create a custom Navigation Drawer using the auto generated Android Studio Navigation Drawer template. This also applies if you are working with the ADT plugin in Eclipse. Using the auto generated Android Studio Navigation Drawer gives you are great head start for most […]

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Sort Listview Alphabetically in Xamarin Android

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In this post I want to share how easy it is to sort listview alphabetically in Xamarin Android using the awesome power of LINQ. The sample project for this post will be a fictitious employee directory listing employee’s names and departments. Here is what the finished app will look like this: Project Creation I will […]

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