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Version 1.1.0

Version 1.1.0-alpha01

December 17, 2018

androidx.localbroadcastmanager is being deprecated in version 1.1.0-alpha01.


  • LocalBroadcastManager is an application-wide event bus and embraces layer violations in your app; any component may listen to events from any other component.
  • It inherits unnecessary use-case limitations of system BroadcastManager; developers have to use Intent even though objects live in only one process and never leave it. For this same reason, it doesn’t follow feature-wise BroadcastManager .

These add up to a confusing developer experience.


  • You can replace usage of LocalBroadcastManager with other implementations of the observable pattern. Depending on your use case, suitable options may be LiveData or reactive streams.