Android Libraries that Big Apps Use

Here’s a list of libraries that the big apps use (big as in number of users)

I’ll update this post periodically. This is for people that want to see what are the latest trends in what libraries to use.

If you think “timber” is a wood prepared for use in building and carpentry… then click here to see what’s with it.

Google Allo (since it’s the newest launched by google)

support: v7, v8, v8.renderscript, design
com.android.colorpicker, glide
okhttp
WhisperSystems/libsignal-protocol-java (not sure)
dagger
javax

Slack

support:v4,v7,v13,espresso, design, annotation, customtabs
butterknife, rxbinding, rxrelay
dagger
glide
crashlytics
mixpanel
leakcanary, otto
firebase
fabric
javax
okhttp
timber
joda.time
uk.co.chrisjenx.caligraphy
uk.co.senab.photoview
https://github.com/beworker/pinned-section-listview
https://github.com/soarcn/BottomSheet

Tinder (lol, yes I know… but it’s still used by millions)

java8 ftw
support: v4, v7, annotation, customtabs, design, multidex, google/facebook for login
butterknife
dagger
glide
crashlytics
okhttp3
retrofit2
rxjava
https://github.com/trello/RxLifecycle
de.greenrobot.event
sockets: https://github.com/koush/AndroidAsync , io.socket
https://github.com/koush/ion
https://github.com/vinc3m1/RoundedImageView
AB Testing: https://taplytics.com/
https://github.com/PSDev/LicensesDialog

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