LittleKnife

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Created
Sep 22, 2014
Updated
Nov 30, 2014
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emmano
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LittleKnife

Simple View injection framework to be used as a tool for learning compile-time Annotation Processing

What is LittleKnife?

LittleKnife is a minimal, functional, oversimplification of a View "injection" framework like ButterKnife.

What is the motivation behind LittleKnife?

I have been using libraries that use Annotations for some time now, and I always felt that it would be nice to actually understand how these libraries used Annotations to, for example, initialize my Views. I always felt that there was this huge amount of magic that goes one that I really didn't understand, so I started by looking at the ButterKnife source code and thought it would be nice to share a simplified version of it, so other developers trying to learn Annotation Processing do not feel overwhelmed and lose interest.