Often times, we developers need to update the apps UI based on some changes that happen in the background(with the background I mean, somewhere else). So, Android Framework has this class known as ContentObserver which can be used exactly for this purpose. We can write some code to react if any change has occurred in files or databases.
If you are here then you might already be knowing what is Swipe To Refresh UI Pattern. But if you don’t, it is simple a UI element which allows users to manually trigger action of loading dynamic content in apps.
Swipe To Refresh is used by many biggies like Gmail, Inbox, Google Chrome, Twitter, Google+, Newsstand and much more. So today, we will see “How To Implement Swipe To Refresh Material Design UI Pattern In Android Using SwipeRefreshLayout”.
Recently in Google IO 2015, Matias Duarte in Material Now session announced the release on Android Design Support Library. Android Design Support Library is basically for adding quick Material Design Views to your android app. And also, these views are backward compatible up to Android 2.1. Android Design Support Library is a big relief for developers who wanted to implement Material Design to their apps. So today in this tutorial we will be learning “How to implement Navigation Drawer using Android Material Design Support Library“. Let’s start.
With the introduction of Material Design in Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Toolbar was also introduced. The Material Design was simply focused on providing rich user experience with highly customizable views in it and so is Toolbar too. Adding Material Design Toolbar to your app will make it future proof as the Toolbar is the future.
Most of the well-known apps today on the Android Play Store which needs Login to use the app have the Social Integration in them. By Social Integration, I mean that the users can login to their app using the already logged in Social Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Google+.
So today we will be learning to do the same. Google+ Login Integration in Android is actually easy as compared to Facebook Login. So in this tutorial, we will learn “How To Integrate Google+ (Plus) Login In Android And Will Also Fetch The Logged In Users’ Profile Data“.