An easy, flexible way to add a shimmering effect to any view in an Android app.
Java Perl PHP Python Ruby
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README.md

Shimmer for Android

About

Shimmer is a java library that provides an easy way to add a shimmer effect to any view in your Android app. It is useful as an unobtrusive loading indicator, and was originally developed for Facebook Home.

Shimmer

Find more examples and usage instructions over at:

facebook.github.io/shimmer-android

License

BSD License

For shimmer-android software

Copyright (c) 2015, Facebook, Inc. All rights reserved.

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