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Android Lists Made Easy: DataBinding + RecyclerViewBindingAdapter Library

RecyclerViewBindingAdapter Library This library provides a powerful yet reusable RecyclerView adapter that leverages ObservableArrayList and DataBinding to simplify your life. Tell the adapter which layouts your models map to and then just modify your observable list and the adapter takes care of the rest. Its that simple! Check out the library and example app source code here . Step 1: Add  jitpack  repository to you project's  build.gradle file Step 2: Enable Android data binding and add library dependency in the module's build.gradle file that you will be using the library in. You will need data binding to create layouts bound to  ViewModel s . The adapter dynamically creates all the rows and manages recycling of the layouts. Step 3: Create  ObservableArrayList  that will hold all the view models  and  initialize EasyRecyclerAdapter with it. Set up the mappings between the layouts you intend to show in the list and the view model and the vari