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Android Tutorial: Adding Search to Your Apps

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Search on Android is a big topic. On every device’s homescreen is the Quick Search Box by default, older devices even had a dedicated search button. With the Quick Search Box you can quickly search the web, search for apps or contacts and search within all apps that are configured for global search. Many apps […]  Continue Reading  “Android Tutorial: Adding Search to Your Apps”

Why is There no Configuration by Default for Android Search?

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If you use Android search a lot you will have noticed that you write the same lines of code again and again. You have to configure two things to make Android’s search work: the meta-data to use for search and which Activity to use for search Coming from the Java EE world, this reminds me […]  Continue Reading  “Why is There no Configuration by Default for Android Search?”