Official Description: The Support Library is a static library that you can add to your Android application in order to use APIs that are either not available for older platform versions or utility APIs that aren't a part of the framework APIs. Compatible on devices running API 14 or later.
This library contains a few classes that may be of use if you are creating
custom views. The most popular one is
ViewDragHelper, for helping you
manage drag-and-drop sorts of interactions in a custom
ViewDragHelper originated with the Android Support Library, and so many
of the articles and blog posts that are written about it will refer to
android.support.v4 edition of the class. Much of that material will
still be accurate — you just need to switch to the
of the class.
- Latest Stable: 1.0.0
- Latest Release Candidate: 1.1.0-rc01
- Latest Beta: 1.1.0-beta01
- Latest Alpha: 1.1.0-alpha02