If you come from the java world, you would already be knowing about MavenCentral in a big way. MavenCentral is the central repository which hosts all the maven artifacts and one can reference them from anywhere in the world.
NOTE: Jcenter has been sunset. It is encouraged to publish to MavenCentral. You checkout the other guide: Guide to publishing your Android Library via MavenCentral
The world of artifacts and the way they make the life of a developer simpler, fascinates me to a great extent. For the same reason I have gone through a lot of good articles online, which explain how the whole process works.
Google Developer Group New Delhi, New Delhi, India Abstract Learn about android libraries and how to build one for yourself. Presentation Event
Have you ever thought how the central repository works like Maven Central or JCenter? Is it possible to own one for yourself? Do you want to host your artifacts in your own private repository?