Netwatch

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Language
Java
Version
0.d.18 (Jul 1, 2019)
Created
Apr 24, 2019
Updated
Jul 1, 2019
Owner
Drax (draxdave)
Contributor
Drax (draxdave)
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netWatch

Simple Android library to notify Android device network changes and react properly.

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Features:

  • Detects internet connection changes(Connect / Disconnect)
  • Alerts user via a customizable status-bar notification message on connection loos / hides it on connection regain
  • Asks for a direct connection(Ping) to a reliable CDN(changeable IP address) to make sure user connected to internet
  • Checks connectivity periodically (duration calculated automatically)
  • Handles app close and open states
  • Changeable messages and drawables

Installation

Step 1. Add this in your root build.gradle at the end of repositories:

allprojects {
  repositories {
   ...
   maven { url 'https://jitpack.io' }
  }
 } 

Step 2. Add the dependency

dependencies {
           implementation 'com.github.draxdave:netWatch:0.d.6'
   }

Step 3. Register NetWatch

Add below code inside base activity or Application class

 NetWatch.builder(activity)
                .setIcon(R.drawable.ic_signal_wifi_off)
                .setCallBack(new NetworkChangeReceiver_navigator() {
                    @Override
                    public void onConnected(int source) {
                        // do some thing
                    }

                    @Override
                    public View onDisconnected() {
               // do some other stuff
               
               
               return null;//To display a dialog simply return a custom view or just null to ignore it
                    }
                })
                .setNotificationCancelable(false)
                .build();

Available options

  • setIcon : Statusbar notification drawable graphic

  • setCallBack : onConnect and onDisconnect callbacks

  • setMessage : Statusbar notification message

  • setNotificationCancelable : Statusbar notification cancelable

  • setNotificationEnabled : Show statusbar notification on disconnect from internet

  • setNotificationBuilder : Create your own statusbar notification to show

  • unregister : disable NetWatch

  • isConnected : get latest internet connection status

  • And ...

Extra configs

Target server IP address

Add following line inside string.xml file :

<string name="netwatch_target_ping_server_ip_add">8.8.8.8</string>

Disconnect message text

Add following line inside string.xml file :

<string name="netwatch_lost_connection">No internet connection</string>

Final speech

Feel free to engage! This tiny library have a lot to do obviously . So help it if you liked it. There is always better solutions and libraries so search more and you'll found a better code. Correct my mistakes and rewrite them in case you found some thing better or a more convenient way to handle issues.

You can use any part of this small library as you wish .