Core

Version 1.1.0-alpha05

March 13th, 2019

androidx.core:core:1.1.0-alpha05 and androidx.core:core-ktx:1.1.0-alpha05 are released. The full list of commits included in this version can be found here.

New features

  • New ActivityCompat.recreate() API for working around pre-28 platform bugs (aosp/898940)
  • New LocationManagerCompat class (aosp/894736)

API changes

  • This library no longer exposes the ‘collection’ dependency as part of its API. If you were depending on the ‘collection’ types implicitly through a dependency on ‘core’, you will need to add an explicit ‘collection’ dependency to your library or app. This change is source-incompatible but retains binary compatibility. The ‘collection’ dependency is still a transitive dependency of ‘core’ but as an implementation detail instead of part of its API.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed bug with default tint mode for ImageView on devices running API level 21

Version 1.1.0-alpha04

January 30, 2019

androidx.core:core 1.1.0-alpha04 and androidx.core:core-ktx 1.1.0-alpha04 are released.

API changes

  • Change value of EXTRA_SHORTCUT_ID to be consistent with the platform (aosp/877712)
  • Add CATEGORY_NOTIFICATION to NotificationCompat (aosp/861067)

Bug fixes

  • Fix for fontFamily not working on devices running API level 24 and lower (aosp/807054)
  • Fixed bug where replacing accessibility actions, and adding accessibility actions, didn't remove old accessibility actions (aosp/848314)

Version 1.1.0-alpha03

December 17, 2018

androidx.core 1.1.0-alpha03 and androidx.core-ktx 1.1.0-alpha03 are released with the following changes. androidx.core-ktx 1.1.0-alpha02 is released to provide a ktx match for androidx.core 1.1.0-alpha02.

New features

  • Added Notification channels methods to NotificationManagerCompat so developers can use only NotificationManagerCompat when working with notifications. Special thanks to Zdeněk Kořán for this new feature!

API changes

  • Added new APIs to ShortcutManagerCompat to publish and update dynamic shortcuts.

Version 1.0.1

November 7, 2018

Bugfix release of core-1.0.1 and appcompat-1.0.2.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed bug where PrecomputedTextCompat would crash when used with RTL AppCompatTextView. b/113070424

core-ktx Version 1.0.1

November 5, 2018

androidx.core-ktx 1.0.1 is released with the following bug fixes:

  • Fixed bug where implementation of union and intersection were swapped.

Version 1.1.0-alpha01

November 5, 2018

androidx.core 1.1.0-alpha01 is released with the following API changes and bug fixes.

New features and API changes

  • NestedScrollingChild3 and NestedScrollingParent3 add the ‘consumed’ parameter to the overloaded dispatchNestedScroll and * onNestedScroll methods so that the view that drives nested scrolling can be better informed about how much scroll distance was * consumed by parents in each nested scroll pass.
  • NestedScrollView now implements NestedScrollingChild3 and NestedScrollingParent3, and therefore, the NestedScrollingChild2 and * NestedScrollingParent2 implementations of dispatchNestedScroll and onNestedScroll are not guaranteed to be called. Developers * counting on either being called should also override the new nested scrolling 3 version of dispatchNestedScroll and onNestedScroll.
  • ShortcutInfoCompat has the following new fields: Persons, categories and isLongLived. Done to advertise it can accept various types * of content.
  • Renamed SupportActivity to ComponentActivity. See androidx.activity for more info.
  • Added getMainExecutor() method, which returns an Executor link that will run enqueued tasks on the main thread associated with that * context.
  • Added compatibility implementation of Resources.getFloat.
  • Added Results Source to compat RemoteInput. This allows apps to distinguish direct and smart replies for logging purposes.
  • Added Kotlin extension functions for TextView TextWatcher actions.
  • Deprecated AccessibilityNodeInfo capability and flag setters; use actions instead.
  • Added AccessibilityPane to ViewCompat.
  • Exposed ClickableSpans on pre-O devices through the addition of AccessibilityClickableSpanCompat.
  • Deprecated AccessibilityNodeInfoCompat.setFocusable(), setClickable(), setLongClickable(), setScrollable(), and setContextClickable(). Added AccessibilityActions instead.
  • Added ViewCompat.setAccessibilityPaneTitle(), getAccessibilityPaneTitle(), setScreenReaderFocusable(), isScreenReaderFocusable(), setAccessibilityHeading(), and isAccessibilityHeading(), to backport this View accessibility functionality through API 19.
  • Added ViewCompat.enableAccessibleClickableSpanSupport() to allow developers to make non-URL ClickableSpans accessible back through API 19.

Bug fixes * Fixed bug that caused ResourcesCompat.getFont() crash when the network fails, when using downloadable fonts. * Fixed Null Pointer Exception in TypefaceCompatApi21 that occurred when ContentResolver returned null. * Fixed type error in Array Utils where it expected ColorStateList but got raw colors.