Releasing versions in Gradle is very different from releasing in Maven. Maven came with maven-release-plugin which did all the dirty work. Gradle has no such tool and probably doesn't need it anyway. Evolution of software craft came to the point, when we start thinking about SCM as ultimate source of truth about project version. Version should not be hardcoded in pom.xml or build.gradle.
Usually you don't care how big the deployed APK is. However, if you are using metered connection and remote ADB, it would be good idea to build possibly smallest APK file.
Uglyfier for Android is a gradle script which will shrink all image resources in your application during build. It will look ugly, but image files will be 10 times smaller. Ninepatch (9-patch) PNGs are fully supported, with transparency preserved!
Gradle Script Kotlin provides support for writing Gradle build scripts using JetBrains' Kotlin language. It aims to provide Gradle users with a rich, flexible and statically-typed approach to developing build logic in conjunction with the best IDE and tooling experience possible.
Crate is a simple gradle plugin to generate a list of classes for all files/folders included in your projects assets directory, for compile time safety. This is how the
R classes used for referencing resources work. It also has the advantage of removing the need to use the notoriously slow
A gradle plugin to calculate Android-friendly version names and codes from git tags. If you are tired of manually updating your Android build files for each release, or generating builds that you can't trace back to code, then this plugin is for you!
As the official Android Gradle plugin cannot resolve the native dependencies, the .so files would not be copied to the sub-directory of jniLibs. This plugin is aim to solve this problem, in addition to provide file rename and abi filtering utility functions.
Sometimes it's necessary to retrieve some information from a properties file that is not checked in as part of your repo for security reasons (keys, credentials, passwords, etc). Such properties need to end up in your application BuildConfig or in some resource file.
A Gradle plugin which enables AspectJ for Android builds.
Supports writing code with AspectJ-lang in
.aj files and in java-annotation style. Full support of Android product flavors and build types.
Augments Java, Kotlin, Groovy bytecode simultaneously!
Works with background mechanics of jvm-based languages out-of-box!
Written with brand cool Transform API! It is easy to isolate your code with aspect classes, that will be simply injected via cross-point functions, named
advices, into your core application. The main idea is - code less, do more!
A Gradle plugin for checking whether an .apk or an .aar contains OpenSSL versions with known vulnerabilities.
Google automatically scans the APKs you upload to the Play Store for versions of OpenSSL that contain known vulnerabilities. If it detects a vulnerable OpenSSL version, your app will be rejected. This plugin will help avoid rejection!
The IpGetter is a plugin which will help us to get the Ip of the current machine to use on a build.gradle.
You may ask, why do I need that? The answer is simple, you need that to replace your API URL for your computer address during development stage, to point to a MockApi or a under development api. That's the main idea.