Archive for the ‘Multiple Displays’ Category

Multiple Displays – Part 5

Friday, January 4th, 2013

In the previous article in this series we enabled the handling of connection and disconnection of external displays within our app, and also changed the theme which was applied to the Presentation that was displayed on the external display. In this concluding article in this series we’ll look at an alternate mechanism for detecting display connectivity changes, and determining the available presentation displays.
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Multiple Displays – Part 4

Friday, December 28th, 2012

In the previous article we got our app (which shows the characteristics of our displays) backwardly compatibile, but it still lacks the ability to handle connection and disconnection of an external display while the MainActivity is running. In this article we’ll add the ability to do precisely that.
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Multiple Displays – Part 3

Friday, December 21st, 2012

In the previous article we got a Presentation working on a second display working, but we lost backward compatibility. In this article we’ll address that.
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Multiple Displays – Part 2

Friday, December 14th, 2012

In the previous article we put together a simple utility which shows the display characteristics, and showed this working on various devices. However the main point of this series is to cover the use of multiple displays, os in this part we’ll begin looking at that functionality.
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Multiple Displays – Part 1

Friday, December 7th, 2012

At the time of writing, Android 4.2 has just been released and this contains an interesting new feature which enables us to independently control multiple displays. In this series of articles we’ll look at the new APIs and see how we can control different displays independently.
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