This sample demonstrates new features for notifications introduced in Android L. These features include heads-up notifications, visibility, people, category and priority metadata.
Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API level 21) introduced additional features to the Notification API. Specifically, it allows developers to specify the priority and visibility level for notifications. This metadata allows the system to provide enhanced security for notifications while the lock screen is active, allows high-priority notifications to appear even when the notification bar is closed, and provides users to silence low-priority notifications when they're busy.
This metadata is provided via additional arguments to the
Specifically, this sample demonstrates how to generate a heads-up notification (
HeadsUpNotificationFragment), how to control visibility on the lock screen (
VisibilityMetadataFragment), and how to set the category, priority, and associated contact for a notification (
This sample uses the Gradle build system. To build this project, use the “gradlew build” command or use “Import Project” in Android Studio.
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Patches are encouraged, and may be submitted by forking this project and submitting a pull request through GitHub. Please see CONTRIBUTING.md for more details.
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