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Simple implementation of floating notifications.

126 Stars 29 Forks GNU General Public License v2.0 672 Commits 3 Opened issues

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Main screen: handling HeadsUp Main screen

HeadsUp will inform you about new notifications by showing a little popup window in top of the screen.

HeadsUp is a fork of AcDisplay mainly focused on displaying notifications while your device is on. It will inform you about new notifications, while you're browsing/gaming/watching movies, by showing a minimal, beautiful popup, allowing you to open them directly or perform an action.

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Download & Build

Clone the project and come in:

$ git clone git://
$ cd HeadsUp/project/

To build debug version: (only English and Russian locales included)

$ ./gradlew assembleDebug
# Builds all the things. Grab compiled application from ./app/build/outputs/apk/

To build release version: (public test key)

$ ./gradlew assembleRelease
# You will need to answer 'yes' later.
# Grab compiled application from ./app/build/outputs/apk/

To build release version:

# First you need to set the path to your keystore and the alias.
# You may want to put those to your ~/.bashrc file to save them
# for future bash sessions.
$ export HEADSUP_SIGN_STORE_FILE=path_to_your_keystore
$ export HEADSUP_SIGN_KEY_ALIAS=key_alias

$ ./gradlew assembleRelease

You will be asked for passwords in proccess.

Grab compiled application from ./app/build/outputs/apk/

You may also use the Android Studio graphic interface to build.

Import to Android Studio

  • Make sure JDK-7 or later is installed.
  • Make sure latest Android Studio is installed.
  • Launch Android Studio.
  • Select: File -> Import project; and choose ./HeadsUp/project directory.
  • Wait until it done.

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