ActionBarSherlock

ActionBarSherlock

ActionBarSherlock

ActionBarSherlock is an extension of the compatibility library designed to facilitate the use of the action bar design pattern across all versions of Android with a single API”

These are the words of Jake Wharton, a developer who has built a library (and not only) that allows android developers to avoid compatibility problems across android versions and that greatly simplifies apps design development. Some months ago I have tried this free product but I was disappointed by a bug related to CursorLoader that stopped with crash my app. Then I started to develop a more simply and proprietary library that I have used in WhatsUp for the LifeParticipation team, in which I’m still a member.

In the last months Wharton has continued to fix, expand and complete his work and in these days I’m building a new app that is based on this great project. At the moment I haven’t found any bug and I have found a great and simply support for plugins (as his ViewPagerIndicator) that allows me to build an app without considering some development problems.

If you’re curious, I invite you to spend some of your time trying ActionBarSherlock.
I think this one of the more important project that helps you during your android development experience.

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About alchemiasoft

Android Developer at Bloomberg LP. Algorithms and performance passionate. Curious. Eager to learn.

Posted on February 11, 2012, in Android and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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