Which FOSS libraries are the most common on Android platform

Posted 13 Mar 2014 at 16:59 UTC (updated 14 Mar 2014 at 07:58 UTC) by audriusa Share This

We have just published the overview of the libraries and modules that various developers use in they Android mobile phone applications.

It may be a few proprietary libraries there on that I am sorry, but the absolute majority is Free (mostly under Apache 2 license, some under BSD and MIT and there are also some under LGPL). I think the results are interesting enough to allow myself to mention this here. The license is not visible directly on the list but is immediately visible after clicking on the library link that leads to the library subpage.

There is also stats on which ad networks are mostly used inside the apps. Many developers choose to show ads in a tiny corner of they mobile app, rather than charging money for the app install.

These tables are currently updated periodically.

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