Play Services 5.0 Is A Monolith Abomination

"+Google Guava is a monolithic library, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Nobody thinks twice when bundling it for the JVM. In the world of Android the mention of Guava has a bit of a negative stigma due to the dex file format’s method limit and a concern about bloating APK size. The latter is no longer a valid argument. The dex method limit is a hard 64k limit to which Guava contributes just over 14k methods. 20% of this hard limit vanishes when you include Guava.

Sounds scary, right? It isn’t.

Google Play Services 5.0 which just launched contributes over twenty thousand methods to your app. 20k+. One third of the limit! Now that is scary."
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