State ProgressBar in Android
State Progress Bar is one of the main features that we see in many applications. We can get to see this feature in ticket booking apps, educational apps. This progress bar helps to tell the user the steps to be carried out for performing a task. In this article, we are going to see how to implement State Progress Bar in Android. A sample GIF is given below to get an idea about what we are going to do in this article. Note that we are going to implement this project using the Java language.
Application of State Progress Bar
- Used in most of the service providing applications such as ticket booking, exam form filling, and many more.
- This State Progress Bar helps the user’s steps to be carried out for performing the task.
- Use in various exam form-filling applications.
Attributes of State Progress Bar
|layout_width||Use for giving specific width.|
|layout_height||Use for giving specific height.|
|spb_maxStateNumber||Use to display the number of states used in the app.|
|spb_currentStateNumber||Use to display the current state.|
|spb_stateBackgroundColor||Use to display background color.|
|spb_stateForegroundColor||Use to display Foreground color.|
|spb_animateToCurrentProgressState||Gives Animation to the current Progress state.|
|spb_checkStateCompleted||Check whether the state is completed or not.|
Step by Step Implementation
Step 1: Create a New Project
To create a new project in Android Studio please refer to How to Create/Start a New Project in Android Studio. Note that select Java as the programming language.
Step 2: Add dependency of State Progress Bar library in build.gradle file
Then Navigate to gradle scripts and then to build.gradle(Module) level. Add below line in build.gradle file in the dependencies section.
Now click on Sync now it will sync your all files in build.gradle().
Step 3: Create a new State Progress Bar in your activity_main.xml file
Navigate to the app > res > layout to open the activity_main.xml file. Below is the code for the activity_main.xml file.
Step 4: Working with the MainActivity.java file
Go to the MainActivity.java file and refer to the following code. Below is the code for the MainActivity.java file. Comments are added inside the code to understand the code in more detail.
Now click on the run option it will take some time to build Gradle. After that, you will get output on your device as given below.