Stay up to date with Android libraries releases
Real-time notifications about the latest library releases for Android projects
Google offers lots of official libraries and tools to help developers integrating with their products and also to simplify complex tasks.
Staying up to date with all of them is a bit hard for android developers. You can use
Android Studio warnings on your
build.gradle when a new artifact version is released, but sometimes this is not enough. If you have your artifacts declared on multiple
build.gradle files, it’s expensive to verify each of them. The same happens if you work on multiple projects at the same time.
This problem was increased after Google decided to decouple the release of each Play Services and Firebase SDK libraries. Now, each library has its own version and we have many releases to be aware of.
Join Releases Hub on Twitter!
The latest Tweets from Releases Hub (@ReleasesHub). Get notifications about latest official Android libraries releases…
On this Twitter account and Slack workspace, you are going to get real-time notifications about each new library release. Play Services, Firebase, Jetpack, Gradle plugins and more are included.
For some artifacts, we also include on the tweet and slack message, a link to the official release notes site, when provided by Google. Sometimes Google doesn’t update them immediately (or even never update them), so be patient.
We are also currently working on an Android app where you can subscribe to the artifacts you are interested in and receive real-time push notifications when a new version is released. It will also provide useful information about each artifact, like documentation links, artifact size, permissions required and more.
We hope you find this tool useful. All your feedback is welcomed.
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