How to write and call methods in gradle script

How to write and call methods in gradle script

As mentioned in our previous post where we discussed about the flow of a gradle custom task, we will now talk about how we can define a custom method inside the gradle script so that we can arrange our coding for a better understanding.

In one approach of writing methods is given below:

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How to write a gradle task in your build.gradle to do a custom job

How to write a gradle task in your build.gradle to do a custom job

As you already know, gradle is a project automation tool based on the concepts and methods of  Apache Ant and Apache Maven contains the good aspects of both and it provides a way to implement your own build idea. Unlike ant or maven that uses xml to configure things, gradle uses a groovy based Domain Specific Language (DSL) to write your build logic.

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How to fix Google Play Store error 498

How to fix Google Play Store error 498

Google play store is an inevitable part of your android phone as it provides you access to a huge selection of marvelous apps that keeps your phone dynamic and up to date. But occasionally when you download some apps, usually bigger (in terms of size) apps, you might face an issue called  Error 498 in Google Play Store.

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How to replace tab background in Firefox with an image

firefox trick

By default when Firefox opens a new tab page , it will display the search engine set as default and maybe thumbnails of most recently visited websites. If this Internet browser is accessed by some one else, like your friend or siblings, the I suppose you may not find it convenient to let them know what are the web pages that you browse most often.

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Four Best Backup and Restore Android Apps Without Root

How many of you guys think seriously about keeping a backup of your smartphone ? I know there won’t be many in number. We’re usually a bit lazy on this until something catastrophic happens. Have you ever thought about in what aspect Apple kills Android ? It is Backup. iCloud allows you to save your entire phone stuff into the online storage and this makes sure that you are never going to lose any of the apps or data.

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Apple Activation Lock service to your rescue – Check for stolen iPhone, iPad, iPod

Apple Activation Lock service to your rescue – Check for stolen iPhone, iPad, iPod

UPDATE: Apple removed iCloud Activation Lock status page from January 2017. The URL iCloud.com/activationlock now returns a 404 error page

As soon as Apple launches a fresh model of iPhone , iPad or iPod touch we witness an exponential surge in the buying and selling of these iOS devices. On one hand because the new buyers have the opportunity to snatch these devices at an advantageous price from the previous owner(the one who sells now), which in time with the gain from the sale may well write off the cost of purchasing the new iDevice.

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Best Chrome extensions that can protect your online privacy

Best Chrome extensions that can protect your online privacy

On the web you don’t have and you will never have an approach (which includes even those proxy softwares and sites) that will keep you 100% certain of your online privacy. Regardless of whether you have installed into your system, a decent antivirus program and even if you abstain from surfing on specific sorts of sites, you could just run into online assets that undermine your privacy and security .

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