Thursday, March 28, 2013

24 How to create custom Date Time Picker in Android

By the original SDK, you can choose the time and date for your app by using DatePicker, TimePicker and Date - TimePickerDialog but there is nothing built into Android to choose Date and Time in the same time like such a DateTimePicker. In this tutorial, i try to create a custom DateTimePicker that user can choose both date and time at the same time.
Here is a result of this tutorial:

This project is developed in Eclipse 4.2.0.
1. Make application interface:
The main layout of this app demo is very simple layout. It have one edit test, one button. When user touch on the button the DateTimePicket will show for choose the date and time, the result will be show on edit text. Here is some xml code to make main layout: