Android, Technology

Add Custom Android Native View In React Native As a Component

A recent React Native project at the company came with an additional requirement of integrating a video player within the application. There already are a lot of React Native video players available, but almost all of them come with inherent shortcomings. We could not find one with the perfect implementation of overlays and other...

by Anil Kumar Yadav
Tag: Android
28-Jun-2019

Android, Cross platform application development

Design Approaches for Leading Mutual Fund Mobile Application

It was only from mid-2008 with the advent of smartphones, like HTC Dream, or Apple iPhone that it reached the mainstream, taking advantage of all the functionalities that these devices provide. As per Gadgetsnow, usage of the smartphones by Indian users grew by 43% in 2016 and 92% in 2015. A major thing to notice is that "Business and...

by Ravi Ranjan
Tag: Android
07-Sep-2017

Android, Mobility

Offline Data Transfer in Android

Offline data transfer in Android is a way to transfer data among devices wirelessly without any network accessibility. There are many ways for connecting devices sans cables such as Bluetooth, NFC, Wifi Direct, SIP, etc. Despite the fact that a large audience is looking towards internet solutions, these ways have their unique use cases...

by Shalini Prajesh
Tag: Android
23-Aug-2017

Android, Automation Testing

Top 5 Mobile-Testing Strategies

Testing a mobile application is often challenging as compared to web application mainly due to the various factors affecting the behavior of the application. Some of these factors include different operating systems and their versions, different screen sizes and different networks. In this challenging phase of planning and testing a...

by Shreya Agrwal
Tag: Android
21-Aug-2017

Android, Mobility

Constraint Layout Android

Constraint Layout allows the android developers to create large and complex User Interfaces without using nested view groups. It involves simple drag and drops view widgets from the Palette to the designer editor to create the user interface. In an Android app development, it provides a level of flexibility that supports many features of...

by Shivang Goel
Tag: Android
15-Jun-2017

Android, Java

7 Cool Android O Features That Will Blow Away Your Mind!

The big news is here! As some of you might have been reading, Google had recently launched Android O's developer preview before the product release on Google I/O, a tradition being followed by them for quite some time. Though a lot is still not known about the new update, we would list down some of the awesome features which will delight...

by Taranmeet Singh
Tag: Android
27-Mar-2017

Android, Front End Development

How to Achieve React Native and iOS Bridging?

We love sharing our learning from the project. Recently, in one of our development projects, there was a need of bridging between iOS or Android and react-native. We were required to integrate the apple map with our application by writing the code in native iOS where the application would interact with the operating system. Once we get...

by Priya
Tag: Android
09-Mar-2017

Android, iOS

Simplistic Fullscreen Image Viewer: React Native

If you are working with the latest version of React Native like 0.35 or above, then there are lot of modules available to show an image in full screen mode. Now the twist here is when you are working with the older version of React Native. In this blog, I wanted to share how I implemented this use case on the application on React...

by Sakshi Tyagi
Tag: Android
05-Jan-2017

Front End Development, Javascript/Ajax/JQuery

How to Solve Some Common Coding Challenges in React Native?

React Native is a framework that provides the facility to develop applications for both Android and iOS. If you are beginner on React Native, you can read more about it on React Native Concept or React Native Website. For the last couple of months, I have been extensively working on this framework and through this blog I wanted to...

by Priya
Tag: Android
16-Dec-2016

Android, Connected TV

Playing different Videos with Exo-Player in Android TV

There are usually 3 types of videos while streaming in any Video Player. While working on Android TV we categorize these in Dash Videos HLS Videos (.m3u8 & .ts) Others (.mp4,.mpeg etc) We need different types of ExtractorRendererBuilder for playing different videos with Exo-Player. In this article I will be...

by Ankit Jain
Tag: Android
21-Jul-2016

Android

YouTube Player Integration in Android

YouTube allows you to play it's video in your app using the youtube player. It also provides data APIs to put like, dislike, or rate comments on a video. To integrate youtube player you need API key from google console and you can get it using following steps: 1. Get SHA1 fingerprint first by executing "keytool -list -v -keystore...

by Vaibhav Chahal
Tag: Android
24-Jun-2016

Android, Connected TV

Comparison between smart tv’s : Roku 4 vs Apple Tv (2015) vs Amazon Fire Tv (2015) vs Nvidia Shield Android Tv vs ChromeCast

Smart TVs and chrome cast have amused users with some very compelling features and UX. Every product has different capabilities and qualities and choosing one over the other can vary from person to person according to their needs and past experience with technologies. Three main categories in smart TVs that attract users are: Apps...

by Himanshu Singh
Tag: Android
22-Jun-2016