Ravi Yadav is an Android developer whose passion is to develop Android applications and sharing his work. He loves to post  the tutorials which he created while learning any new latest technology topic.He loves to share about the latest technology happenings and other tricks that will be helpful for readers of Askfortricks.

Top 10 free Android libraries for app development in android studio

Top 10 free Android libraries for app development in android studio

Whether you are new to Android or an experienced developer, everyone needs advice on resources or new libraries to improve and simplify development life.So here we will list the Top 10 free Android libraries for App development in Android studio. To summarize in short we all agree with my observation that why we need libraries for developing our Android applications. […]

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Master Gradle dependency management with Kotlin + buildSrc for Android


Master Gradle dependency management with Kotlin + buildSrc for Android If you find your Gradle file too much cluttered and not organised properly then this post is for you.However it depends on developers that how they manage their code but most of the time due to strict deadlines we don’t care about the most important part “build.gradle”. The task gets […]

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Kotlin KTX -set of extension for Android app dev


KOTLIN – KTX Kotlin KTX is nothing but a  set of extensions designed to make writing Kotlin code for Android more concise, idiomatic, and pleasant. Android KTX provides a nice API layer on top of both Android framework and Support Library to make writing your Kotlin code more natural. Currently in preview, Android KTX provides an API layer on top […]

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Logic behind the Linux version names

Logic behind the Linux code names.

Logic behind the Linux code names. Today I came across the case of Linux code/version names. As a Android developer I know there are different version names for Android operating systems like Lollipop,Marshmallow,Nougat and latest Oreo.So that led me to write post on what’s the Logic behind the Linux version names. The question about the code-names is really trivial. It […]

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Hello Friends, This year’s Google IO is Christmas in advance with very exciting announcements. Today first of all we will see the features list I have compiled . Lets see Google IO 2017 highlights android developer. GOOGLE IO 2017 HIGHLIGHTS ANDROID DEVELOPER KOTLIN: It’s Official Now KOTLIN is now officially supported language for developing Android apps.Its challenging and exciting to […]

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How to configure or setup email/ web mail account on an Android device

Set up email on your Android device

Configure or setup company email or web-mail account on your Android device or Thunderbird.   Today , we will see how we can set up or configure the email account on your Android device such as web-mail account. Here we will use Gmail app because in new mobile phones email app is not there so we have to configure using Gmail […]

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Call api using Volley library Demo


Call rest Api using Volley in Android The very basic requirement in developing the Android application is “Api Integration” and fetch the details. For calling the Api we need android networking library to interact with the web services and get the response from Api. One such library is Volley which is developed by Google to handle Api calls. Volley is […]

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How to create custom view in Android and apply the custom font from xml.

Create custom textview or edittext with custom fonts

Hello Friends, After searching hundreds of answers related to creating the customtextview or edittext I came up with my implementation to efficiently create custom view so that we don’t have to assign typeface from java code. And I call it efficient because once I came to scenario related to creating multiple fragments inside FragmentStatePagerAdapter and I wasted days solving the problem […]

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Android Push Notification using Firebase Cloud Messaging.

Firebase Cloud Messaging

Firebase Cloud Messaging Implement Android Push Notification using Firebase Cloud Messaging service Hello Friends we all know about push notifications which inform us about something new service integrated in the app or some new features updated in the existing app. Most common are Instagram follows, likes and recommendations and it goes the same way for all applications. Google Cloud Messaging […]

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Reverse engineer .apk file & decompile Android app

decompile android apk

Reverse engineer .apk file & decompile app. Today we will see how to reverse engineer .apk file & decompile app. Note: This post is just for curiosity or educational purpose.please don’t use it in any illegal activities. What is apk file? Any Android app is made up with combination of bunch of resources,configuration files which constitutes one application just like […]

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