Category Archives: Post Android

Gauge widget available at Google Code

A few months ago, I wrote an Android gauge widget based on the vintage thermometer written by MindTheRobot. I also updated the Vintage Thermometer in the process. I received a lot of positive feedback on the gauge and a number of … Continue reading

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Android on your IGEPv2 in 14 steps

Some of you might remember the IGEPv2, the board displayed in one of our first posts. I am using this board for various projects and one of them is Android software development. Since I don’t have much spare time, I … Continue reading

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Gauge widget is going to be made available

A number of people asked me if I was willing to share the code of the gauge widget shown below. I am still looking for a good place to host the code but I decided to share it. I hope … Continue reading

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Gauge and Dial widget for Android

It wasn’t hard at all creating my own widget for Android. The Vintage Thermometer created by Ivan (the guy from MindTheRobot.com) served as a starting point for my widget.  First I removed the sensor specific part from the code and … Continue reading

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Building a vintage thermometer for Android

I’m looking for ways to use Android as HMI platform in the Industrial Automation. The only thing lacking by default are user controls (a.k.a. widgets). In my search for widgets, i stumbled upon a blog named “Mind the Robot” showing … Continue reading

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Android NumberPicker widget – Part 1

I’m working on an Android application that requires a NumberPicker widget, the widget behind the DatePicker. Luckily, I’m not the only one and QuietlyCoding shows us how to clone and use the NumberPicker widget. Then I started using the NumberPicker and I … Continue reading

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