Efficient Android Threading

Efficient Android Threading

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

Multithreading is essential if you want to create an Android app with a great user experience, but how do you know which techniques can help solve your problem? This practical book describes many asynchronous mechanisms available in the Android SDK, and provides guidelines for selecting the ones most appropriate for the app youa€™re building. Author Anders Goransson demonstrates the advantages and disadvantages of each technique, with sample code and detailed explanations for using it efficiently. The first part of the book describes the building blocks of asynchronous processing, and the second part covers Android libraries and constructs for developing fast, responsive, and well-structured apps. Understand multithreading basics in Java and on the Android platform Learn how threads communicate within and between processes Use strategies to reduce the risk of memory leaks Manage the lifecycle of a basic thread Run tasks sequentially in the background with HandlerThread Use Javaa€™s Executor Framework to control or cancel threads Handle background task execution with AsyncTask and IntentService Access content providers with AsyncQueryHandler Use loaders to update the UI with new dataThe alt;nameagt; attribute contains a fully qualified classname, which points to an implementation class that extends Service in the application:1 alt;service android: name=aquot;com.wifill.eat.EatServiceaquot;/agt; By default, the Service component runs locally inanbsp;...

Title:Efficient Android Threading
Author:Anders Goransson
Publisher:"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2014-05-22


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming