Saturday, July 28, 2012

7 Innovative Uses for your Tablet

So you purchased your first tablet but using the same apps as you did on your smartphone. Well, you can do much more on a tablet than just to play the latest angry birds game!(Even if your tab is a cheap one running android 2.2)
Here's a list of 7 different ways that can help to get the most out of your tablet.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Creating a Splash Screen in Java using NetBeans IDE

This is one of those tutorials that is based on user request. Many readers(ok...few) ask me that we want to show a loading screen when our app start just to give it more realistic and professional look. So, here's a guide that will help you to develop a simple splash screen for your Java Application in NetBeans IDE.

Note: This article shows how to display a loading image at the start of your app, just to pretend that your app is actually loading up some resources. But if you want to create a real splash screen, follow up this article, instead.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Passing Value from one Form to Another in NetBeans

So you started learning java and someone told you to use NetBeans IDE as it will make your work easier by providing a easy-to-use drag & drop GUI builder. Yes, it does. It really makes programming easy for a beginner by removing all the coding required for the designing part. But problems crops up when you go advanced. And when you search the web for help, you would really find it difficult to understand other's answers.
One such problem for which it would be difficult to get answer for, is passing values from one JFrame form to another.
So, here's is a simple guide to help you move forward.