My First Android Facebook Social App

In this post, I am going to discuss about creating very basic Android application that interacts with Facebook using Facebook SDK.

What is Facebook SDK?

Facebook provides SDK for Android to build Android applications to increase the engagement with it’s World’s number one Social Networking platform. To know more about Facebook SDK, please follow this link.

What are we going to develop?

The application which we are going to develop will allow you to get the name of the Facebook User (Mostly your name) and display it inside our application.

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How to create and remove shortcut for Android application?

In this post, I will be discussing about how to create and remove shortcut for Android applications programmatically.

What is Android Shortcut?

When an application is installed in Android device, shortcut will be created on the home screen which facilitates the Users to open the App just by clicking on it.

How to enable/disable shortcut creation when new app is installed?

You can control the shortcut creation by enabling/disabling this option in Google Play Store application’s settings, see below.

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Android Color Generator – Free Online Tool

I am glad to inform you folks that http://programmerguru.com has created online tool to generate Colors.xml for Android applications. As always we are here to help Android community with our tutorials and tools and we are very much happy to serve you. 🙂

Coming to tool, Android Color Generator is a free online tool with which you can pick favorite colors you wish to use in your Android application and generate colors.xml instantly.

It is always bit difficult in finding colors online that suit Android applications (I had felt it many times), so I decided to put all those interesting colors together in a website so that Android developers can make use of it. In addition to just colors, this tool will help you in generating colors.xml for the colors you selected (looks interesting right?).

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How to create android app with movable to sd card feature?

In this post, I will be discussing how to create Android application that comes with a feature to move it to SD card.

Most Android applications enable the ability for users to choose the application install location (Internal memory or SD card). However, for some applications, this feature doesn’t make as much sense. For example, if you have an app widget, live wallpaper, or other sort of service or utility application (such as a file manager), your application won’t be of any use if the SD card is removed.

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How to hide and show Action Bar?

In the previous posts, we discussed how to add Action Bar, handle action items clicks and add Up button. In this post, I will teach you now how to hide and show Action Bar.

In some scenario we need to hide Action Bar to provide more space for User to work on the applications.

I would recommend you to take a look at the previous posts listed below (which are prerequisites to learn current article) so that you can learn this post with much ease.

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