As we know that Android has inbuilt database called SQLite where application can store their data. SQLite was mainly developed for embedded devices. I am not going to discuss here about SQLite database but I am going to demonstrate how Android developer can access the SQLite database. This might be helpful while debugging the code […]

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After announcement of Jelly bean I upgraded to Android SDK 4.1. After upgrade, AVD didn’t boot up properly and it always froze on Android boot Image. I noticed the following error on the console. Failed to load libGL.so error libGL.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory After a bit of research I […]

Recently while developing my personal project, I had a requirement to find the default screen orientation of device. Tablet default screen orientation is landscape whereas Mobile phone default screen orientation is portrait.  Well after a little bit of research I found that getRotation method can fetch me the default orientation. This method can be used in […]

As an engineer,  most of the time you spend on browsing peers’ code in your company. Sometimes we think that how these platforms(i.e Android, Java, etc.) have been written? Is there anyway of getting access of source code? Is there any advantage of this? Well, there can be certainly some advantages. I would say, you […]

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Clearcase was my first version control software. I used it for 2 years and eventually I liked it since most of the commands are really simple to understand. In these two years I used to debug the code on debugging branch. Once I was done with the fix, I renamed the branch to follow the […]

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I have been playing around with Android application in past. I thought of writing a simple application which can send a SMS. Android has provided android.telephony.SmsManager class which has exposed different methods for sending SMS. If the message size is less than 160 character then we can use the the following method. If you just […]

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