TapTargetView VS ShortcutBadger

Compare TapTargetView vs ShortcutBadger and see what are their differences.

TapTargetView

An implementation of tap targets from the Material Design guidelines for feature discovery. (by KeepSafe)

ShortcutBadger

An Android library supports badge notification like iOS in Samsung, LG, Sony and HTC launchers. (by leolin310148)
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TapTargetView ShortcutBadger
2 1
5,190 7,187
0.5% -
0.6 0.0
8 months ago 6 months ago
Java Java
Apache License 2.0 GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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TapTargetView

Posts with mentions or reviews of TapTargetView. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-04.

ShortcutBadger

Posts with mentions or reviews of ShortcutBadger. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-01-23.
  • Alternative to Tasks.org?
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/fossdroid | 23 Jan 2021
    About 1/2 of the permissions on that list are added by ShortcutBadger for writing notification badges to various launchers. If you have questions or concerns about any of the other permissions let me know

What are some alternatives?

When comparing TapTargetView and ShortcutBadger you can also consider the following projects:

AppIntro - Make a cool intro for your Android app.

android-viewbadger - [DEPRECATED] A simple way to "badge" any given Android view at runtime without having to cater for it in layout

AndroidSlidingUpPanel - This library provides a simple way to add a draggable sliding up panel (popularized by Google Music and Google Maps) to your Android application. Brought to you by Umano.

SwipeSelector - A nicer-looking, more intuitive and highly customizable alternative for radio buttons and dropdowns for Android.

DragSortListView - Android ListView with drag and drop reordering.

AndroidQuery - AndroidQuery

BottomBar - (Deprecated) A custom view component that mimics the new Material Design Bottom Navigation pattern.

WizardPager - Wizard Pager is a library that provides an example implementation of a Wizard UI on Android, it's based of Roman Nurik's wizard pager (https://github.com/romannurik/android-wizardpager)

cardslib - Android Library to build a UI Card