DragLinearLayout VS flexbox-layout

Compare DragLinearLayout vs flexbox-layout and see what are their differences.

DragLinearLayout

Android LinearLayout with drag and drop to reorder. (by justasm)
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DragLinearLayout flexbox-layout
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DragLinearLayout

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

flexbox-layout

Posts with mentions or reviews of flexbox-layout. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-02-14.
  • Animations and Performance in Nested RecyclerViews
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/RedditEng | 14 Feb 2022
    In order to properly encapsulate the reaction view logic, we created a class that extends RecyclerView and has a bind method that takes in the list of reactions and updates the RecyclerView’s adapter with that list. Given that we had to support a multi-line layout, we initially looked into using GridLayoutManager to achieve this but ended up finding an open-source library by Google named flexbox-layout that provides a LayoutManager that supports laying out items in multiple flex-rows, which is exactly what we needed. Using these ingredients, we were able to get a simple version of our layout up and running. What’s next was adding custom animations and improving performance.
  • Am I the only one that feels Compose is a step backward?
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/androiddev | 18 Jan 2022
    You could use FlexBoxLayout, though that's for the old system.
  • Is it obligatory to use sp?
    1 project | reddit.com/r/Kotlin | 6 Nov 2021
    I would highly recommend using sp for text sizes as users can change the font size in their settings. So if someone has bad vision and large text, your app would be disregarding scaling the text up. This does make it more difficult to create layouts that work for all text sizes, but there are patterns such as a constraint layout flow or flex box which will make everything in one row if the content fits our stack on top of each other if it doesn't fit in a single row.
  • New to iOS dev, how do I create something similar to flexbox layout (from Android) in SwiftUI?
    1 project | reddit.com/r/iosdev | 31 Oct 2021
  • Example where Flow widget in ConstraintLayout shines
    1 project | reddit.com/r/android_devs | 24 Mar 2021
    This blog doesn't really mention the actual case Flow tries to solve. It is more akin to FlexBoxLayout where it can wrap the row/column if the child widget's size exceeds the size of the container.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing DragLinearLayout and flexbox-layout you can also consider the following projects:

android-flowlayout - Linear layout, that wrap its content to the next line if there is no space in the current line.

android-gridlayout - A backwards compatible implementation of GridLayout for Android

MultiLineRadioGroup - Multi Line Radio Group is a Radio Group layout to show radio buttons in more than one line.

FlowLayout - Android implementation of FlowLayout. Layout arranges its children in multiple rows depending on their width.

android-linear-layout-manager - Linear Layout Manager which supports WRAP_CONTENT

melonDS-android - Android port of melonDS

SmartRefreshLayout - 🔥下拉刷新、上拉加载、二级刷新、淘宝二楼、RefreshLayout、OverScroll,Android智能下拉刷新框架,支持越界回弹、越界拖动,具有极强的扩展性,集成了几十种炫酷的Header和 Footer。

FreeFlow

FlycoTabLayout - An Android TabLayout Lib

FoldingCell - :octocat: 📃 FoldingCell is a material design expanding content cell inspired by folding paper material made by @Ramotion