This article describes useful Android libraries and example code repositories
Copyright © 2011, 2012, 2013 Lars Vogel
Useful Android Library Projects
This article describes useful Android libraries and example code repositories.
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.
Android Annotation framework
Dagger - dependency injection framework for Java and Android
Polaris - Google Maps improvements based on API v1
Sliding Menu implementation (1) or Sliding Menu implementation (2)
Downport of animation framework to Android version as of 1.6 from Jake Wharton
Page View indicator from Jake Wharton
Otto – Event Bus for Android
AChartEngine – Charting Engine
ActionBarSherlock - ActionBar for older Android versions
Pull to refresh library
ormLight ORM mapper
GreeDAO from Markus Junginger, ORM Mapper
RoboGuice for testing on the Java virtual machine
Android Scripting - Allows to run scripting languages on Android
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 API demos entry.
Roman Nurik from Google keeps this example repository. Roman Nurik's examples
Mark Murthy (Android trainer, developer and book author) keeps his advanced examples in this repository. Mark Murthy's advanced examples