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Ultimate Android App Template [level: Beginner]

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This is a simple start-template to save you a little time. It doesn't use dagger // mvp // mvvp or any other stuff that requires an more in depth knowledge of android.

how it looks

How to use it:

Step 1:

  • Fork/Clone this repo. Add a local.properties with your sdk location (it should be automatically done by android studio)
  • or Manual mode: Download the zip file for this project.
  • Copy paste the app folder
  • Copy paste the build.gradle and modify applicationId "com.andrei.template" to your package name
  • Check the compileSdkVersion, and buildToolsVersion to be the latest
  • Run it and see that it's working on your emulator.
  • IMPORTANT: Remove the libs that you don't need. Add those that you do.
  • Star this repository

Step 2: ??? Step 3: Profit

What it contains:

apply plugin: 'com.android.application'
apply plugin: 'io.objectbox'

android {
  compileSdkVersion 26
  buildToolsVersion "26.0.1"

  defaultConfig {
    applicationId "com.andrei.template"
    minSdkVersion 23
    targetSdkVersion 26
    versionCode 1
    versionName "1.0"
    vectorDrawables.useSupportLibrary = true
    testInstrumentationRunner "android.support.test.runner.AndroidJUnitRunner"
  }

  buildTypes {
    release {
      minifyEnabled false
      shrinkResources false
      proguardFiles getDefaultProguardFile('proguard-android.txt'), 'proguard-rules.pro'
    }
    debug {
      minifyEnabled false
      versionNameSuffix ".debug"
    }
  }

  compileOptions {
    sourceCompatibility JavaVersion.VERSION_1_8
    targetCompatibility JavaVersion.VERSION_1_8
  }

  packagingOptions {
    exclude 'META-INF/DEPENDENCIES'
    exclude 'LICENSE.txt'
    exclude 'META-INF/LICENSE'
    exclude 'META-INF/LICENSE.txt'
    exclude 'META-INF/NOTICE'
    exclude 'LICENSE.txt'
  }

  lintOptions {
    warning 'InvalidPackage'
    abortOnError false
  }

  //needed if for espresso
  configurations.all {
    resolutionStrategy {
      force 'com.android.support:support-annotations:23.0.1'
    }
  }
}

dependencies {
  compile fileTree(include: ['*.jar'], dir: 'libs')

  //----- Support Libs
  implementation 'com.android.support:appcompat-v7:26.1.0'
  implementation "com.android.support:design:26.1.0"
  implementation "com.android.support:recyclerview-v7:26.1.0"
  implementation "com.android.support:cardview-v7:26.1.0"


  //----- Retrofit
  compile 'com.squareup.retrofit2:retrofit:2.1.0'
  compile "com.squareup.retrofit2:converter-gson:2.1.0"
  compile "com.squareup.retrofit2:adapter-rxjava:2.1.0"
  compile 'com.squareup.okhttp3:logging-interceptor:3.7.0'

  //----- Logging
  compile 'com.github.zhaokaiqiang.klog:library:1.6.0'

  //----- Butterknife
  compile "com.jakewharton:butterknife:8.6.0"
  annotationProcessor "com.jakewharton:butterknife-compiler:8.6.0"

  //----- Picasso
  compile 'com.squareup.picasso:picasso:2.5.2'

  //----- Dialogs
  compile 'com.muddzdev:styleabletoast:1.0.6'

  //----- Database
  compile 'io.objectbox:objectbox-android:0.9.12'

  //-------- HERE ARE SOME RECOMMENDED LIBRARIES TO HELP YOU -------

//  //----- Onboarding
//  compile 'com.codemybrainsout.onboarding:onboarder:1.0.3'
//
//  //----- QRCode Scanner
//  compile 'me.dm7.barcodescanner:zxing:1.9.8'
//
//  //----- Navigation Drawer
//  compile('com.mikepenz:materialdrawer:5.9.5@aar') {
//    transitive = true
//  }
//  //----- EventBus
//  compile 'org.greenrobot:eventbus:3.0.0'
//
//  //----- Butterknife
//  compile "com.jakewharton:butterknife:7.0.1"
//
//  //----- Annotations
//  compile 'org.glassfish:javax.annotation:10.0-b28'
//
//  //----- Rating
//  compile 'com.github.hotchemi:android-rate:0.5.6'
//
//  //------  Socket library
//  compile 'com.neovisionaries:nv-websocket-client:1.25'
//
//  //badges on icons
//  compile ('com.mikepenz:actionitembadge:3.2.6@aar') {
//    transitive = true
//  }
//  //------ Custom Font
//  compile 'uk.co.chrisjenx:calligraphy:2.3.0'
//
//  //------ Charts
//  compile 'com.github.PhilJay:MPAndroidChart:v2.2.4'
//
//  //------ Calendar
//  compile 'com.squareup:android-times-square:1.6.5@aar'
//

//
//  //----- Testing
//  androidTestCompile('com.android.support.test.espresso:espresso-core:2.2.2', {
//    exclude group: 'com.android.support', module: 'support-annotations'
//  })
//  testCompile 'junit:junit:4.12'
//  androidTestCompile 'com.android.support:support-annotations:25.1.0'
//  androidTestCompile 'com.android.support.test:runner:0.5'
//  androidTestCompile 'com.android.support.test.uiautomator:uiautomator-v18:2.1.2'
//  androidTestCompile 'org.hamcrest:hamcrest-integration:1.3'
}

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