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Android Processes, Threads Slidenerd Style

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Learn Android From null to stackoverflow, processes, threads, handlers, asynctask, xml parsing

What you'll learn:
  • Use Threads, Handlers and AsycnTask effectively in your apps
  • Build Full asynchronous apps that enhance User Experience
  • Perform network operations, download files such as images and videos in your app
  • Perform XML parsing with DOM

The 3 primary ways of running an operation in the background in Android is using Threads, Handlers and Services. Though Threads and Handlers are primitive and involve boilerplate code, a more sophisticated way to manage background processing such as loading of images, performing complex computations, downloading Network data is with the help of an AsyncTask, This course covers the following items

  1. Processes in android, their architecture, operation
  2. Threads in android and why you can't use them
  3. Handlers and how they are superior to threads
  4. AsyncTask and how its clean and modular
  5. Handling AsyncTask lifecycle based on activity or fragment destruction
  6. XML Parsing APIs
  7. DOM API and a BlogReader app based on this API

Taught by

Vivek Ramesh


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