You've probably seen or installed modified applications, be it a patched dialer for your resolution or a custom WhatsApp version with added features. How do developers do that, though? A lot of the time, the applications' source code isn't even available, so how does it all work? We'll see that first, then take a look at a new tool that aims to make the process much easier, and finally compare it to the popular Xposed framework to see how they...
Xposed Framework Gets Dedicated Forum and DevDB Support
It is absolutely no secret that XDA Senior Recognized Developer rovo89‘s Xposed Framework has vastly shaped how we approach device modification. Rather than having to decompile applications, modify bits and pieces, recompile, and push the modded files back to our devices, we can now replace any method in any class at runtime using Xposed and a purpose-built module. This singlehandedly eliminates the need for those modified “stock” ROMs that only feature basic tweaks. And since Xposed Framework is ROM-agnostic, the majority of modules will work on all devices capable of running Xposed.
Over the course of the past year, Xposed and its virtually endless list of modules have truly taken off. We’ve talked about countless different modules here on the XDA Portal, and XDA TV Producer TK even highlights one per week in our recurring Xposed Tuesday video segment.
Due of the vast impact that Xposed has had, it quickly became clear to us that we needed to do all that we could to help this already vibrant ecosystem flourish further. To that end, we created a dedicated forum for Xposed Framework in our XDA Community Apps section. This Xposed Framework forum is where you should go to view progress and read the latest news about Xposed Framework. You can also feel free to ask questions and share your ideas here. Within of the Xposed forum, you’ll find another forum dedicated for the posting of all Xposed Framework Modules. In addition, we also recently expanded DevDB to allow for Xposed development projects. Developers can access this by clicking on the “Project Type” dropdown box and selecting “Xposed.”
You can learn more about Xposed Framework and find all the latest modules by heading over to our Xposed Framework forum.
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