Android toggle button custom look

I’ve been trying to customize the toggle button look but with no success. Here is how I want it to look like: Can someone give me a tutorial? Answer create toggle_selector.xml in res/drawable <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?> <selector xmlns:android=”http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android”> <item android:drawable=”@drawable/toggle_on” android:state_checked=”true”/> <item android:drawable=”@drawable/toggle_off” android:state_checked=”false”/> </selector> apply the selector to your toggle button <ToggleButton android:id=”@+id/chkState” android:layout_width=”wrap_content” … Read more

How to change inside background color of UISearchBar component on iOS

I know how to remove/change UISearchBar background color around search field: [[self.searchBar.subviews objectAtIndex:0] removeFromSuperview]; self.searchBar.backgroundColor = [UIColor grayColor]; But don’t know how to do this inside it like that: This needs to be compatible with iOS 4.3+. Answer Just customize the text field itself. I am simply doing this and it works fine for me … Read more

Bootstrap variable overriding with LESS

I have been investigating for the whole day as I considered it would be worthwhile spending some time to learn best practice for customizing Bootstrap. I can see that there is a friendly page available for customizing elements selectively from http://twitter.github.io/bootstrap/customize.html but I want to have more control than this without touching original bootstrap source … Read more

Jackson: How to add custom property to the JSON without modifying the POJO

I am developing a REST interface for my app using Jackson to serialize my POJO domain objects to JSON representation. I want to customize the serialization for some types to add additional properties to the JSON representation that do not exist in POJOs (e.g. add some metadata, reference data, etc). I know how to write … Read more