Useful Android library projects. This article describes useful Android libraries and example code repositories.
1. Useful Android library projects
The nature of Android as Open Source project makes it easy for others to create useful libraries. This article lists popular open source libraries and useful example projects which makes it easier to create powerful Android projects.
https://github.com/bumptech/glide - Glide Image loading framework for Android
http://www.vogella.com/tutorials/AndroidButterknife/article.html - Android Butterknife, view injection framework
https://github.com/square/otto - Otto - Event Bus for Android
http://square.github.io/retrofit/ - Retrofit – A type-safe REST client for Android and Java
http://code.google.com/p/achartengine/ - AChartEngine, Charting Engine
http://ormlite.com/ - ormLight ORM mapper
http://greendao-orm.com/ - GreenDAO from Markus Junginger, ORM Mapper
https://github.com/google/Dagger - Dagger2 - dependency injection framework for Java and Android
http://code.google.com/p/android-scripting/ - Android Scripting, allows to run scripting languages on Android
3. Code example repositories
The most important source of example code are the API demos of
Android. You can create a project with this sample code via the
Android Sample project
wizard by selecting the
Roman Nurik from Google keeps this example repository. http://code.google.com/p/romannurik-code/ - Roman Nurik’s examples.
Mark Murthy (Android trainer, developer and book author) keeps his advanced examples in this repository. https://github.com/commonsguy/cw-advandroid - Mark Murthy’s advanced examples
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5. Links and Literature
5.1. Android Resources
http://www.vogella.com/tutorials/Android/article.html - Android Tutorial
http://www.vogella.com/tutorials/AndroidLocationAPI/article.html - Android Location API and Google Maps
http://www.vogella.com/tutorials/AndroidNetworking/article.html - Android and Networking
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Appendix A: Copyright and License
Copyright © 2012-2016 vogella GmbH. Free use of the software examples is granted under the terms of the EPL License. This tutorial is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Germany license.