The Parse on Buddy Android SDK has been built to support ‘forever free’. To that end, it delivers device and location information to the Parse on Buddy servers automatically on behalf of apps. It also includes PPNS functionality, an exclusive to Parse on Buddy.
Including the SDK
Initializing the SDK
To initialize the Parse on Buddy SDK, you must call Parse.Buddy.initialize() in the onCreate() method of your application’s main Activity. This is in addition to the standard Parse SDK initialization, documented here. Here’s an example of how it should look:
Additionally, to support non-Google Play Android platforms, the SDK uses a library that requires addition of a line of code to your Application class’ onCreate() method. It should look like the following:
SDK version information
The Parse on Buddy Android SDK version will always be one patch version higher than the underlying open-source version.