Background data loading
– Android TV application hands on tutorial 15

Background data loading using Loader class This Tutorial was explaining about Leanback support library, which is usually used to show list of contents information. So developers may want to load a many meta data to show contents. When Activity or Fragment need to prepare big size of data, it is better to load the data in background. For this purpose, […]

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Data loading from web
– Android TV application hands on tutorial 16

  * You can see the JSON video data used in this post at here: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/corochann/AndroidTVappTutorial/master/app/src/main/assets/video_lists.json  Manage data online, keep updated. In the previous chapter, Background data loading – Android TV application hands on tutorial 15, I introduced LoaderManager and Loader class which helps to load/prepare (maybe time consuming) data in background. One of the example […]

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Finding videos, photos, musics which you can use freely

When I’m doing personal project, or making some documents, it always bother me how to find out contents (icons, videos, photos/pictures, musics) in accordance with copy right issues.  However, you don’t need to worry about copy right issues with contents under CC0 (public domain) license. Here, I will list up some links which is under Creative Commons license. Videos/Photos When […]

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Fast, easy Parcelable implementation with Android studio Parcelable plugin

Starting from conclusion Use Parcelable class is always encouraged for better performance, while it is much easier to use Serializable class for fast checking/implementation. Easy & fast implementation of Parcelable? → Use Android studio plug-in! Serializable and Parcelable difference Serializable & Parcelable class can be used to pass object references from one Activity to the other Activity via Intent/Bundle. Your […]

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Install Google Chrome to Phone on Android TV – Casting PC browser URL to TV with one click

* The tips written here is not officially supported, and I don’t take any responsibility caused by using this Technique. Try it with your own responsibility. Watch browser contents on TV more easily When you are browsing on the Internet with PC or Smartphone/Tablet in home, especially when streaming video contents, have you ever wanted to see […]

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