Friday, September 22, 2017
In the 1st & 2nd parts of this article, we have built the server app including the REST API and admin panel. We also covered the initializing a project with gcm integrated with few primary tests. This part covers a realtime scenario of GCM usage by providing a crucial information like performing dynamic actions like updating UI depending on type of the notification. The...
API (Application Programming Interface) To interact with MySQL database we need to build a REST API first. REST Api job is to get the request from client, interact with database and finally give the response back to client. So we’ll create a simple PHP, MySQL API first. Our API do’s below jobs. ⇒ Accepts requests in GET/POST methods ⇒ Interact with database by inserting / fetching data. ⇒ Finally will give...
Google Cloud Messaging allows you send lightweight messages from the backend server to all the devices whenever there is new data available. This saves lot of user’s battery by avoiding poll request to server for new data. Using GCM you can build powerful multi platform (iOS, Android & Web) apps like real time chat, news feed, cloud storage and lot...
Previous tutorial explains how to implement the user login / registration by collecting user name, email and password. But what if you want to sign up an user using their mobile number like WhatsApp, Viber by verifying their mobile number in order to get genuine users. Before going further make sure that you have basic knowledge about android client-sever communication. If you are new to...
The 1st Part covers the server side implementation of the app i.e building the REST API and the server app. In this part we’ll integrate the GCM in your new / existing android app. In the 3rd part the final chat app modules will be integrated. This article also provides you a test interface where you can test any of...
In the 1st part of this article we have learned how to create the required REST API for this app. In this part we are going to see how to build the android app that interact with the API to receive the SMS and get it verified. As this project uses volley to make http calls, I suggest you go through...
Today’s smartphone users spend more than 85% of their time using various apps on their mobile devices. Talking about myself, this fact is very true. If you think, you can also relate to the same and hence considering a mobile app for your WordPress blog is must! With Search Engine Optimization getting competitive everyday, there is a need for another...
Another interesting feature that firebase offers is the Firebase Analytics. Free, simple and unlimited. Sounds like a scam? Luckily google is not joking. Analytics integrates across Firebase features and provides you with unlimited reporting for up to 500 distinct events that you can define using the Firebase SDK. Firebase Analytics reports help you understand clearly how your users behave, which enables you...
You might have noticed that lot of android applications introduced a sliding panel menu to navigate between major modules of the application. Previously this kind of UI was done using some third party libraries where a list view and some swiping gestures used to achieve this. But now android itself officially introduced sliding panel menu by introducing a newer...
You might have heard of android Material Design which was introduced in Android Lollipop version. In Material Design lot of new things were introduced like Material Theme, new widgets, custom shadows, vector drawables and custom animations. If you haven’t working on Material Design yet, this article will give you a good start. In this tutorial we are going to learn...

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