Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Android - How to Create DatePicker Functionality in Your Android App

This blog teach you how to perform DatePicker functionality and set day, month, and year.

main.xml


<LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    android:orientation="vertical" >

    <TextView
        android:id="@+id/textView1"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_gravity="center"
        android:layout_marginTop="20dp"
        android:text="Date Picker"
        android:textColor="#336633"
        android:textSize="20sp"
        android:textStyle="bold" />

<--- Drag DatePicker from Paletee in xml editor from Time & Date -->

    <DatePicker
        android:id="@+id/datePicker1"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_gravity="center"
        android:layout_marginTop="50dp" />

    <Button
        android:id="@+id/button1"
        style="?android:attr/buttonStyleSmall"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_gravity="center"
        android:layout_marginTop="80dp"
        android:text="Set Date"
        android:textStyle="bold" />

</LinearLayout>

DatePickerActivity.java


package com.rakesh.tiwari.datepicker;

import android.app.Activity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.View;
import android.view.View.OnClickListener;
import android.widget.Button;
import android.widget.DatePicker;
import android.widget.Toast;

public class DatePickerActivity extends Activity {
DatePicker date;
Button setdate;

@Override
protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
setContentView(R.layout.main);
date = (DatePicker) findViewById(R.id.datePicker1);
setdate = (Button) findViewById(R.id.button1);

setdate.setOnClickListener(new OnClickListener() {

@Override
public void onClick(View v) {
// TODO Auto-generated method stub
Toast.makeText(
getApplicationContext(),
"Date is :" + date.getDayOfMonth() + "-"
+ (date.getMonth() + 1) + "-" + date.getYear(),
Toast.LENGTH_LONG).show();
}
});

}

}

AndroidManifest.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    package="com.rakesh.tiwari.datepicker"
    android:versionCode="1"
    android:versionName="1.0" >

    <uses-sdk
        android:minSdkVersion="8"
        android:targetSdkVersion="18" />

    <application
        android:allowBackup="true"
        android:icon="@drawable/ic_launcher"
        android:label="@string/app_name"
        android:theme="@style/AppTheme" >
        <activity
            android:name="com.rakesh.tiwari.datepicker.DatePickerActivity"
            android:label="@string/app_name"
            android:screenOrientation="portrait" >
            <intent-filter>
                <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN" />

                <category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER" />
            </intent-filter>
        </activity>
    </application>

</manifest>