WhatsNew

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Language
Kotlin
Version
v0.1.3 (Apr 11, 2021)
Created
Dec 1, 2017
Updated
Apr 13, 2021
Owner
Li Zhao Tai Lang (TonnyL)
Contributors
Li Zhao Tai Lang (TonnyL)
Tom Longhurst (thomhurst)
Michael Bukachi (michaelbukachi)
Peter Leyva (finalpets)
Peter Serwylo (pserwylo)
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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 code below to your project level build.gradle file:

buildscript {
    repositories {
        mavenCentral()
    }
}

Add code below to your module level build.gradle file:

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

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.