Android plugin for Gradle does not support Java-style compile time only dependencies.

After spending a few hours on trying to build android app targeted for Amazon SDK (without using Amazon’s android specific plugin but just their jar stubs for maps, ADM and Home widget), I finally found that the one way to support compile-time dependencies is following.

For application project

For library project

References

  1. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16613722/gradle-configurations-not-working-as-expected-in-new-android-build-system
  2. http://stackoverflow.com/a/24157721