WhatsNew

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Language
Kotlin
Version
N/A
Created
Dec 1, 2017
Updated
May 12, 2019
Owner
Li Zhao Tai Lang (TonnyL)
Contributors
Li Zhao Tai Lang (TonnyL)
Tom Longhurst (thomhurst)
michaelbukachi
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Blurb

WhatsNew

WhatsNew automatically displays a short description of the new features when users update your app. Inspired by WhatsNew.

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Gradle

Add the code to your module's build.gradle file:

dependencies {
    implementation 'io.github.tonnyl:whatsnew:x.y.z'
}

Maven

<dependency>
  <groupId>io.github.tonnyl</groupId>
  <artifactId>whatsnew</artifactId>
  <version>x.y.z</version>
  <type>pom</type>
</dependency>

Usage

Basic

  • Kotlin:
WhatsNew.newInstance(
    WhatsNewItem("Nice Icons", "Completely customize colors, texts and icons.", R.drawable.ic_heart),
    WhatsNewItem("Such Easy", "Setting this up only takes 2 lines of code, impressive you say?", R.drawable.ic_thumb_up),
    WhatsNewItem("Very Sleep", "It helps you get more sleep by writing less code.", R.drawable.ic_satisfied_face),
    WhatsNewItem("Text Only", "No icons? Just go with plain text.", WhatsNewItem.NO_IMAGE_RES_ID)
).presentAutomatically(this@MainActivity)

or with DSL style code

val whatsnew = whatsNew {
    item {
        title = "Nice Icons"
        content = "Completely customize colors, texts and icons."
        imageRes = R.drawable.ic_heart
    }
    item {
        title = "Such Easy"
        content = "Setting this up only takes 2 lines of code, impressive you say?"
        imageRes = R.drawable.ic_thumb_up
    }
}
whatsnew.presentAutomatically(this)
  • Java:
WhatsNew.newInstance(
    new WhatsNewItem("Nice Icons", "Completely customize colors, texts and icons.", R.drawable.ic_heart),
    new WhatsNewItem("Such Easy", "Setting this up only takes 2 lines of code, impressive you say?", R.drawable.ic_thumb_up),
    new WhatsNewItem("Very Sleep", "It helps you get more sleep by writing less code.", R.drawable.ic_satisfied_face),
    new WhatsNewItem("Text Only", "No icons? Just go with plain text.", WhatsNewItem.NO_IMAGE_RES_ID)
).presentAutomatically(AnotherActivity.this);

Customizations

  • Kotlin:
val whatsnew = WhatsNew.newInstance(
      WhatsNewItem("Nice Icons", "Completely customize colors, texts and icons.", R.drawable.ic_heart),
      WhatsNewItem("Such Easy", "Setting this up only takes 2 lines of code, impressive you say?", R.drawable.ic_thumb_up),
      WhatsNewItem("Very Sleep", "It helps you get more sleep by writing less code.", R.drawable.ic_satisfied_face),
      WhatsNewItem("Text Only", "No icons? Just go with plain text.", WhatsNewItem.NO_IMAGE_RES_ID))

      with(whatsnew) {
        presentationOption = PresentationOption.DEBUG

        titleColor = ContextCompat.getColor(this@MainActivity, R.color.colorAccent)
        titleText = "What's Up"

        buttonText = "Got it!"
        buttonBackground = ContextCompat.getColor(this@MainActivity, R.color.colorPrimaryDark)
        buttonTextColor = ContextCompat.getColor(this@MainActivity, R.color.colorAccent)

        itemContentColor = Color.parseColor("#808080")
        itemTitleColor = ContextCompat.getColor(this@MainActivity, R.color.colorAccent)
      }

whatsnew.presentAutomatically(this@MainActivity)
  • Java:
WhatsNew whatsNew = WhatsNew.newInstance(
    new WhatsNewItem("Nice Icons", "Completely customize colors, texts and icons.", R.drawable.ic_heart),
    new WhatsNewItem("Such Easy", "Setting this up only takes 2 lines of code, impressive you say?", R.drawable.ic_thumb_up),
    new WhatsNewItem("Very Sleep", "It helps you get more sleep by writing less code.", R.drawable.ic_satisfied_face),
    new WhatsNewItem("Text Only", "No icons? Just go with plain text.", WhatsNewItem.NO_IMAGE_RES_ID));

    whatsNew.setPresentationOption(PresentationOption.DEBUG);

    whatsNew.setTitleColor(ContextCompat.getColor(this, R.color.colorAccent));
    whatsNew.setTitleText("What's Up");

    whatsNew.setButtonText("Got it!");
    whatsNew.setButtonBackground(ContextCompat.getColor(this, R.color.colorPrimaryDark));
    whatsNew.setButtonTextColor(ContextCompat.getColor(this, R.color.colorAccent));

    whatsNew.setItemTitleColor(ContextCompat.getColor(this, R.color.colorAccent));
    whatsNew.setItemContentColor(Color.parseColor("#808080"));

    whatsNew.presentAutomatically(AnotherActivity.this);

Thanks to

Patrick Balestra

License

WhatsNew is under the MIT license. See the LICENSE for more info.