Katana is a lightweight, minimalistic dependency injection library (similar to the service locator pattern) for Kotlin on the JVM, designed especially with Android in mind.
- Extremely lightweight footprint (only ~15kB in classes and ~130 methods after ProGuard), plain Kotlin, no third-party dependencies
- It's fast (also see this comparison)
- "Less is more", therefore:
Want to know more? Please read Getting Started.
Katana consists of a core library and several additional libraries that extend Katana's functionality. All artifact are published in group
org.rewedigital.katana. Here's a quick overview of all available artifacts:
|katana-core||Provides core functionality. Suitable for plain Kotlin (server side) and Android.|
|katana-android||Android-specific extensions like modules for Activity and Fragment, KatanaFragment etc.|
|katana-androidx-viewmodel||Enables dependency injection for AndroidX ViewModel.|
|katana-androidx-viewmodel-savedstate||Support for yet experimental AndroidX ViewModel with SavedState.|
Help & Contribution
- Why we need yet another dependency injection framework for Kotlin & Android
- Leak free dependency injection in Android
- Android UI testing with Katana
- Android Fragments & dependency injection
- Dependency injection into Android ViewModels (with Savedstate)
- Multibindings with Katana
- Slides of a talk about Katana at the Kotlin User Group Cologne
- More Slides (German) of a Katana talk held at the 2019 Kotlin/Everywhere event at REWE Digital in Cologne.
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