Asynchronous Android Programming by Helder Vasconcelos PDF

By Helder Vasconcelos

Unlock the facility of multi-core cellular units to construct responsive and reactive Android applications

About This Book

  • Construct scalable and performant functions to use multi-thread asynchronous techniques
  • Explore the high-level Android asynchronous constructs to be had at the Android SDK
  • Choose the main applicable asynchronous strategy to enforce your subsequent notable feature

Who This e-book Is For

This publication is for Android builders who are looking to tips on how to construct multithreaded and trustworthy Android purposes utilizing high-level and complicated asynchronous ideas and ideas. No past wisdom of concurrent and asynchronous programming is needed. This publication can be nice for Java specialists who're new to Android.

Whether you're a newbie at Android improvement or a professional Android programmer, this e-book will advisor you thru the main simple and complex asynchronous constructs utilized in Android programming.

What you are going to Learn

  • Get accustomed to the android technique version and low-level concurrent constructs added by way of the Android SDK
  • Use AsyncTask and loader framework to load information within the history, providing growth ends up in the meantime
  • Create companies that have interaction along with your job with no compromising the UI rendering
  • Learn the operating of Android concurrency at the local Layer
  • Interact with close by units over Bluetooth and WiFi communications channels
  • Create and compose initiatives with RxJava to execute advanced asynchronous paintings in a predictable way
  • Get familiar with using the Android Loader build to carry up to date results

In Detail

Asynchronous programming has received titanic significance in Android programming, particularly after we intend to make use of the variety of self sufficient processing devices (cores) to be had at the newest Android units. With this consultant on your fingers you’ll be capable of deliver the facility of Asynchronous programming in your personal initiatives, and make your Android apps extra strong than ever before!

To begin with, we are going to speak about the main points of the Android procedure version and the Java Low point Concurrent Framework, brought by means of Android SDK. we'll additionally advisor you thru the high-level Android-specific constructs to be had at the SDK: Handler, AsyncTask, and Loader. subsequent, we are going to talk about the production of IntentServices, sure prone and exterior prone, which may run within the history even if the consumer isn't interacting with it. additionally, you will realize AlarmManager and JobScheduler APIs, that are used to agenda and defer paintings with out sacrificing the battery existence. In a extra complicated part, you are going to create heritage projects which are in a position to execute CPU-intensive initiatives in a local code-making use of the Android NDK. you can be then guided during the technique of interacting with distant companies asynchronously utilizing the HTTP protocol or Google GCM Platform. utilizing the EventBus library, we are going to additionally convey tips to use the Publish-Subscribe software program trend to simplify communique among different Android program parts by way of decoupling the development manufacturer from occasion consumer.

Finally, we are going to introduce RxJava, a favored asynchronous Java framework used to compose paintings in a concise and reactive approach. Asynchronous Android can assist you to construct well-behaved purposes with soft responsive consumer interfaces that satisfaction the clients with fast effects and knowledge that’s constantly fresh.

Style and approach

This easy-to-follow advisor is stuffed with code examples of real-world use situations. each one asynchronous subject is defined sequentially, from the main uncomplicated and low-level to the extra complicated, utilizing concise and powerful language. a few lifecycle flows and ideas function illustrations that can assist you comprehend the complicated interactions among Android entities.

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