Today Mapbox joins the other 80% of mobile devices. Mapbox Android SDK is ready for your app.
Our new SDK is an open source, flexible, and fast platform for maps on Android. We’re making it easy for Android developers to add custom maps and data to their apps. It’s more than just a library for Mapbox: you can use other tile providers, datasources, and build your own plugins on its solid base.
This is a massive undertaking. It started as a fork of osmdroid, another open source project for maps on Android. Since then, we’ve removed tens of thousands of lines of unused code, switched to make use of stable modular parts like OkHttp, and expanded tests and documentation. Amongst the many user-facing changes:
Flexible interfaces for tooltips, layers, and overlays