How to use VectorDrawable Android Example

Vector drawable’s saves size of the application. Android uses single version of the SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) XML image and makes it adjustable to all the resolutions of phone. The advantages of Vector drawable’s are, No need to maintain different resolution of images in multiple resolution folders like LDPI, MDPI, HDPI & XHDPI. keep single svg xml format image […]

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Redo operation keymap shortcut in Android studio

In Windows for Undo operation Ctrl+z and for Redo Ctrl + y key’s are used. If you are new to Android studio editor, you may feel bit uncomfortable while performing these operations. By default Android studio sets Ctrl+z for Undo and Ctrl+Shift+z for Redo operation. Follow below steps to change the default key settings. File–> settings or Ctrl + Alt […]

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Install PHP Server in Local machine

Push notifications in Android requires server, if you are finding difficulty in setting up server, then here is a simple procedure to set-up PHP server in local machine. Using this, you can easily test  push notification. Download and install XAMPP Launch the XAMPP control panel. Try starting Apache services, if Skype is already installed in local machine […]

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SSD Improves Android Studio Build Speed

Recently i had written post about why Android Studio Gradle Build speed is low, i have windows 8 PC & Macbook pro. In Macbook Pro Android Studio builds much faster but in Windows 8 its too slow. To overcome this problem i have upgraded my Lenovo PC to Solid State drive. Now the speed is amazing. Android […]

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Android studio Gradle build speed is slow

On triggering Clean–>Rebuild in Android studio, the gradle build system downloads the latest Jar or Lib files from internet, downloading these files based on internet speed. If you enable below options, the gradle reuse the cached jar or lib always & works offline. Update: Simply upgrade to SSD for faster performance, here my new post about how i […]

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