Android Concurrency (Android Deep Dive) by G. Blake Meike

By G. Blake Meike

Write Apps for max functionality and Responsiveness

“Threading and concurrency are as very important in cellular as they're in huge, allotted platforms. This publication does a very good activity of re-introducing us to the fundamental suggestions and describing tips to practice them to the Android framework. Even the main skilled Android developer may still choose up not less than a couple of tips from those pages.”
—Dave Smith, PE, Google Developer specialist for Android

Mastering concurrency is necessary to constructing software program with better functionality and responsiveness. this is often very true for Android, the place interruptions are widespread and abrupt, and that allows you to be right, courses needs to be conscious of part and procedure lifecycles as well as being thread safe.

You want a deep, Android-specific realizing of concurrency—and Android Concurrency can provide it. This advisor in Addison-Wesley’s Android Deep Dive sequence for knowledgeable Android builders is helping you leverage today’s multi-core processors and seriously cached architectures, in addition to significant advancements outfitted into Android five (Lollipop).

Top Android developer and advisor Blake Meike strips the magic and secret from concurrent programming and offers intensely sensible ideas for every little thing from inter-thread communique to community communique. Meike introduces an easy yet strong architectural framework you should use to handle new concerns at any time when they come up, and gives specialist advice for debugging even hugely advanced concurrency issues.

Android Concurrency combines in-depth wisdom, confirmed styles and idioms, and world-class insights for warding off performance-killing error. For critical Android builders, it will likely be an necessary resource.

You will
• achieve new readability approximately what concurrency relatively is, and the way concurrent methods work
• grasp most sensible practices for writing concurrent code that’s extra strong and not more vulnerable to bizarre, hard-to-diagnose errors
• evaluation the Java concurrency mechanisms Android’s constructs are equipped upon
• form an method of concurrency that displays the original features of the Android environment
• keep away from common misconceptions that lead Android builders into trouble
• utilize AsyncTask—but purely whilst it’s the proper software for the job
• Leverage the strong, light-weight Looper/Handler framework to aid scheduled, asynchronous projects and execute many message types
• Use the Android carrier section of separate enterprise good judgment from UI
• comprehend the diversities among began and certain companies and use them successfully for intra- and inter-process communication
• practice scheduled projects, together with projects requiring polling and specific scheduling
• music down difficulties through static research, annotations, and assertions

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