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Create Android Spelling Checker Service

The spelling checker framework enhances the text inputs experiences on Android by assisting the user quickly identifying and correcting spelling errors. When an application framework uses the spell, allows the user to  see a red underline below misspelled or unrecognizable words that the user can immediately correct errors by selecting a suggestion from a drop down list. If you have an input method editor (IME) developer, under the spell gives you a great way to make an even better experience [...]

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Have a look on XmlPullParser.nextText()

With the help of XmlPullParser is an efficient and maintainable way of parsing XML on Android. Historically Android has two implementations of this interface: KXmlParser, via XmlPullParserFactory.newPullParser (). ExpatPullParser, via Xml.newPullParser (). Implementation of Xml.newPullParser () had a bug where calls to next text () does not always continue to the END_TAG as the documentation promised. May therefore certain applications work around the bug with additional calls next () or nextTag (): public void parseXml(Reader reader) throws XmlPullParserException, IOException { [...]

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A newbie’s guide to Android development


Introduction Android is a great platform. The development tools are free, all the documentation is online, and you don’t need to purchase a special developer phone or register your hardware as a development device. In fact, thanks to the very slick and functional emulator that comes with the Android SDK, you don’t even have to own an Android-powered device (not that I recommend releasing an app without running it on real hardware). There are more guides on the Internet for [...]

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Source code & demo of Animation for Android 3.0


Below is video fo a simple Android 3.0 animation demo. Romain Guy published the source code of the same at Google Code. The above application is simple and shows how to use some of the Android 3.0 APIs, including: Animations reversal Object animators Hardware layers New view properties This application also can be used as a example of: Custom layouts Custom views Check it out! Original Source: www.curious-creature.org Tweet

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