android-socialbuttons

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Language
Java
Version
N/A
Created
May 13, 2013
Updated
Aug 31, 2013 (Retired)
Owner
Gianluca (gcacace)
Contributor
Gianluca (gcacace)
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Android Social Buttons

A set of social buttons with shares count, and interactions with native apps, to let the user share links using his favourite social apps.

Social Networks Supported

  • Facebook
  • Twitter

Features

  • No Facebook or Twitter SDK needed
  • No tricky WebView
  • Native Social App detection
  • Can hide shares count baloon if zero
  • Shares count in a formatted Facebook style
  • Localized in english, french, german, italian and spanish

Android 2.2+ support

Quick Setup

1. Include library

Manual:

  • Clone this GIT repository
  • Import both library and demo to Eclipse
  • In Eclipse, right click on your personal project and go to Properties, then to the Android tab
  • Add the library to the dependency list

or

Maven dependency:

<dependency>
 <groupId>it.gcacace.android.socialbuttons</groupId>
 <artifactId>library</artifactId>
 <version>1.0.1</version>
</dependency>

2. Android Manifest

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

3. Add view to your application

With URL inside XML:

<LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools">
 ...
    <it.gcacace.android.socialbuttons.FacebookSharesButton
        xmlns:socialbutton="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/it.gcacace.android.socialbuttons.demo"
        android:id="@+id/sharesButton1"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        socialbutton:fbsharesUrl="http://www.facebook.com/" />
 ...
</LinearLayout>

or

With URL specified programmatically:

@Override
protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
 super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
 setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);
 ...
 // Find the second SharesButton from the inflated layout
 FacebookSharesButton sharesButton = (FacebookSharesButton) findViewById(R.id.sharesButton2);
 
 // Set sharesUrl to an URL
 sharesButton.setSharesUrl("http://mobile.fanpage.it/segui-la-diretta-del-google-i-o-2103/");
 
 // Fetch the shares count (this call is asynchronous)
 sharesButton.fetchShares();
 ...
}

License

Copyright 2013 Gianluca Cacace

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
limitations under the License.