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Using android BadgeDrawable to show the Badge android

If you have to show badge previously on android most time you end up developing some view and put as overlay on FrameLayout or arranging on top of the layout you want to set it. Current limitation of BaadgeDrawable provided material library are :  No way to set custom font No way to set custom drawable No official way to set font size No way to set stroke border like you see on badges on many apps No way to set text can only set int If any of them are not problem for you , you can go ahead with badgeDrawable link to material design badgeDrawble : Properties that are available to modify : Bade background color Badge text color number - count to set maxLength - max length like 3 is limit it will display 999+ for above length horizontal and vertical offset to change position x,y coordinate sample code looks like below, most places you have to use tree observer so you can attache once view is drawn, otherwise its not showing up fab. view