What does SNAPSHOT mean in the library?



  • Very often, when the libraries are connected, the word SNAPSHOT is available after the version.

    Example:

    compile 'com.michaelpardo:activeandroid:3.1.0-SNAPSHOT'
    

    What does it mean?



  • SNAPSHOT means that the originators will be refined within this version. Suddenly, if your app uses a library marked as SNAPSHOTher author, finding a bang or or simply doing an extra job, or maybe removing something, might shed a new jar'nik of the library, without changing the version. The author ' s conscience will be clear, and your app, once again, has drawn the library from the repository, may not be assembled.




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