Working with Location(GPS) in Android

Android Location APIs are used in a wide variety of apps for different purposes such as finding user location, notifying when a user has left a general area (Geofencing), and help interpret user activity (walking, running, driving, etc). However, Android Location APIs are not the only means of acquiring user location. The following will give […]

Show Current Location in a Google Map for Android

Here is a full Activity class that places a Marker at the current location, and also moves the camera to the current position. There are a few things going on in sequence here: Check Location permission Once Location permission is granted, call setMyLocationEnabled(), build the GoogleApiClient, and connect it Once the GoogleApiClient is connected, request […]

Why java for android development?

Why Java for Android Development

Android is very popular OS for mobile phones today. Millions of apps are there that power different types, models and manufactures mobile phones today. Java the popular programming language is used to develop Android applications. The question is quite generic why java is used for android development, here in this article you will get the […]