Create background color changing animation in android programmatically

Make android app with view background flipping animation dynamically on button click.

In this tutorial we are creating a TextView background slowly changeable colors so it feels like gradient effects swiping view. You can set this type of effect on any widget using our tutorial code. There is a class named as TransitionDrawable is performs most important role. So here is the complete step by step tutorial for Create background color changing animation in android programmatically.

Note: There is a method setBackground( ) will works on minimum api level 16. So please set android:minSdkVersion=”16″ inside your project’s AndroidManifest.xml file.

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How to Create background color changing animation in android programmatically.

Code for MainActivity.java file.

 package com.backgroundcolorchanginganimation_android_examples.com;

import android.annotation.SuppressLint;
import android.app.Activity;
import android.graphics.Color;
import android.graphics.drawable.ColorDrawable;
import android.graphics.drawable.TransitionDrawable;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.Button;
import android.widget.TextView;

public class MainActivity extends Activity {

 TextView AniText;
 
 Button AppEffect;
 
 ColorDrawable[] BackGroundColor = { 
 new ColorDrawable(Color.parseColor("#fa0707")),
 new ColorDrawable(Color.parseColor("#3507fa")),
 new ColorDrawable(Color.parseColor("#07faec")),
 new ColorDrawable(Color.parseColor("#faec07"))
 };
 
 TransitionDrawable transitiondrawable;
 
 @Override
 protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
 super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
 setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);
 
 AniText = (TextView)findViewById(R.id.textView1);
 
 AppEffect = (Button)findViewById(R.id.button1);
 
 transitiondrawable = new TransitionDrawable(BackGroundColor);
 
 AppEffect.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {
 
 
 public void onClick(View v) {
 // TODO Auto-generated method stub
 
 AniText.setBackground(transitiondrawable);
 transitiondrawable.startTransition(2000);
 
 }
 });
 }
}

Code for activity_main.xml layout file.

 <RelativeLayout 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:paddingBottom="@dimen/activity_vertical_margin"
 android:paddingLeft="@dimen/activity_horizontal_margin"
 android:paddingRight="@dimen/activity_horizontal_margin"
 android:paddingTop="@dimen/activity_vertical_margin"
 tools:context="com.backgroundcolorchanginganimation_android_examples.com.MainActivity" >

 <TextView
 android:id="@+id/textView1"
 android:layout_width="250dp"
 android:layout_height="100dp"
 android:layout_alignParentTop="true"
 android:layout_centerHorizontal="true"
 android:layout_marginTop="186dp"
 android:text="Sample TextView"
 android:textAppearance="?android:attr/textAppearanceLarge" 
 android:gravity="center"/>

 <Button
 android:id="@+id/button1"
 android:layout_width="wrap_content"
 android:layout_height="wrap_content"
 android:layout_below="@+id/textView1"
 android:layout_centerHorizontal="true"
 android:layout_marginTop="26dp"
 android:text="Click Here To Start Animation" />

</RelativeLayout>

 

Code for AndroidManifest.xml file.

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

 <uses-sdk
 android:minSdkVersion="16"
 android:targetSdkVersion="21" />

 <application
 android:allowBackup="true"
 android:icon="@drawable/ic_launcher"
 android:label="@string/app_name"
 android:theme="@style/AppTheme" >
 <activity
 android:name=".MainActivity"
 android:label="@string/app_name" >
 <intent-filter>
 <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN" />

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

</manifest>

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