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Android Getting resources without "deprecated" warnings


Using the Android API 23 or higher, very often such situation can be seen:

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This situation is caused by the structural change of the Android API regarding getting the resources.
Now the function:

public int getColor(@ColorRes int id, @Nullable Theme theme) throws NotFoundException    

should be used. But the android.support.v4 library has another solution.

Add the following dependency to the build.gradle file:


Then all methods from support library are available:

ContextCompat.getColor(context, R.color.colorPrimaryDark);
ContextCompat.getDrawable(context, R.drawable.btn_check);
ContextCompat.getColorStateList(context, R.color.colorPrimary);

Moreover more methods from support library can be used:

ViewCompat.setElevation(textView, 1F);
TextViewCompat.setTextAppearance(textView, R.style.AppThemeTextStyle);