Requesting Runtime Permission – Part 2

We have discussed about Requesting Runtime Permission in last tutorial, but that was for single permission. Today we will discuss about asking for multiple permissions.

Here is some code snippet to take multiple permissions at a time.

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Requesting Runtime Permission – Part 1

In previous post we have discussed about theory part of Android’s Runtime Permission. Today we will discuss about Requesting Runtime Permission through coding.

As you all know it is Marshmallow functionality so start your new project by setting compileSdkVersion and targetSdkVersion to 23 and mention permission in manifest.xml file.

Now we will check whether READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE permission is Granted or not with help of checkSelfPermission().

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Android’s Runtime Permission

Android is being keep developed but the latest update to Android M is totally different since there is some major change that would change everything like new Runtime Permission. Surprisingly it is not much talked about in Android Developer community even though it is extremely important and may cause some big trouble in the near future.

Android’s permission system is one of the greatest security concern from the start since those consents are requested at introduce time. Once introduced, the application will have the capacity to get to all of things allowed with no client’s affirmation what precisely application does with the consent.

In Android 6.0 Marshmallow, application will not be granted any permission at installation time. Instead, application has to ask user for a permission one-by-one at runtime.

Please note that permission request dialog not launch automatically. Developer has to call for it manually. In the case that developer try to call some function that requires a permission which user has not granted yet, the function will suddenly throw an Exception which will lead to the application crashing.

Besides, user is also able to revoke the granted permission anytime through phone’s Settings application.

Android's Runtime Permission

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Inbox Style Notification Like Whatsapp

In this post we will discuss about Inbox style notification like Whatsapp, Gmail and other chat applications are having.

Android notification will be displayed in Notification area and to see the details regarding the notification, the user can expand it in by open the Notification drawer.

Note : Inbox style notification is not available on platforms prior to Android 4.1.

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Part of TextView clickable

Today we will discuss about how can we set click listener for some part of your TextView.

As you all know we can set click listener on textview like we use to set in other controls(Button, ImageView etc).

But what if i want listener for some text only. For example “This is demo android program”, now i want click listener just for “android” word. Yes this is possible with using ClickableSpan.
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