I have been looking for Android 4.1 Jelly bean source code since its release. I found a lot of blogs on the source code release, but they hardly provided any pointer to get the Android 4.1 source code. Although Google has announced the release of the source code, on checking the Android website for source […]

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You may be wondering about the test name or thinking that it may be a misnomer. Well, this is not a misnomer. It is a kind of stress test done on an application. Monkey Test: Monkey test is a kind of Unit test that runs with no specific test case in mind. Test cases are […]

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Suppose you are writing an application and want to make sure that min sdk version is supported by the application,  well in such a scenario you would probably specify it in the Android manifest using the following tag. True, but what if you are using feature which is not essential for application and is available on certain […]

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This is a follow up tutorial on Android widget. If you haven’t read it till now then please go through    it before starting this tutorial. You may be aware that AppWidgetProvider’s lowest interval is 30 mins. In this tutorial we will learn  to create widget with update interval less than 30 mins using AlarmManager. New […]

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While writing an application, need arises to schedule execution of code in future. You may require AlarmManager to schedule your work at a specified time. AlarmManager accesses to system alarm and schedules the execution of code even when the application is not running. Project Information:  Meta-information about the project. Platform Version : Android API Level 10.IDE […]

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Android widgets are small application which can be embedded inside another application such as Home screen. It can be used to show updated data to the user. You can embed these widgets in  an application. These widgets get updated periodically based either on their periodicity set in the widget xml configuration file or by the use of […]

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