How to send status Notification android

Here is a small function you can use to send a notification in android using the new Api which recommends using Notification.Builder. It still works on older 2.2+ devices.

The main components of the Notification are the tickertitlecontent, and intent:

How to create a Splash Activity - best practices

In this small tutorial, I will explain how to add 2 types of splash activities in Android:

  1. Splash that shows a simple layout
  2. Splash that plays a movie

While working on different projects, I discovered that splash activities are really simple to create. You just create some xml layout for your activity, create the activity, and set a timer after a couple of seconds with a Runnable that starts another activity.