Android Social Buttons

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Java
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Created
Jul 22, 2015
Updated
Jul 23, 2015 (Retired)
Owner
Ben Rericha (cr5315)
Contributor
Ben Rericha (cr5315)
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Android Social Buttons


A set of views which allow for easy sharing of content. The views can get the share count of the URL provided. This library was inspired by gcacace/android-socialbuttons.

Supported social networks:

  • Facebook Like
  • Facebook Share

Planned social networks:

  • Twitter

Installation

build.gradle

repositories {
 jcenter()
}
    
dependencies {
    compile 'com.cr5315:socialbuttons:0.2.0'
}

AndroidManifest.xml

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" />

Usage

Facebook Like Button

The like button will open the Facebook app to your page (if the Facebook app is installed), or open the browser. To use the like button, you need to set your page ID and URL. You can get your page ID from this nifty site.

<com.cr5315.socialbuttons.FacebookLikeButton
    android:layout_width="wrap_content"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content"
    android:layout_margin="8dp"
    app:pageId="580369862000929"
    app:pageUrl="https://www.facebook.com/J2Official"
    />

Facebook Share Button

Please note, an access token is required get the share count. You can read about getting an access token here. If you don't want the share count, set annotation="none".

<com.cr5315.socialbuttons.FacebookShareButton
    xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
    android:layout_width="wrap_content"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content"
    app:accessToken="@string/facebook_access_token"
    app:annotation="bubble"
    app:buttonDrawable="@drawable/ic_share_button"
    app:buttonText="Share our app"
    app:progressType="spinner"
    app:shareUrl="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2015381/"
    />

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License

Copyright 2015 Ben Butzow

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
You may obtain a copy of the License at

   http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
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