Volley is an HTTP library that makes networking for Android apps easier and faster. Volley is available on GitHub. This tutorial is for using Volley in your Android application with a simple example.Volley is actually HTTP library which can be used for networking operations using Android devices.It makes the networking functionalities very simple and implemented in very few codes.It is developed and maintained by Google.Features of Volley :Fast transmission of data over the network. Uses Singleton class for network managing. Having a RequestQueue for every network operations. URL can be easily passed within the Request. Cache mechanism makes an important role. Fetching data is [...]
This tutorial shows how to work with threads in Android. AsyncTask can be used for the operation like Network Call without interrupting UI thread. This class can be used to perform background operations and casting results on the UI thread without having to manipulate threads and/or handlers to make complications to the application. On Network Calls on UI thread, hence waits for the result and it may crash the application, So the best way to perform background operations using AsyncTask etc..
AsyncTask is done to be a helper class around Handler and Thread and it doesn’t follow a generic threading framework.It can be mainly used for any small operation which can be done [...]
At Naukri, we always target to keep the app clean regarding size.
Size can be measured as:-
-APK Download size: Users often avoid downloading apps that seem too significant, particularly in emerging markets where devices connect to often-spotty 2G and 3G networks or work on pay-by-the-byte plans.
-App size on the phone : Smaller the app size, more are the chances when competing with remaining apps for staying on the user’s phone for a long time.
We regularly analyze the components which we can optimize or remove to reduce both. Some of the best practices we use are:Remove unused language resources Remove repeated multi-color pages with [...]
The popularity of Android smartphones today is unbelievable, with a recent study stating that the adoption rate of mobile devices will continue to rise until 2017. The total mobile users will likely reach 5.13 billion globally. The same study featured by Daze Info said that one of the driving forces of the high adoption was the rise of affordable smartphones that are able to run 4G internet.
Most budget-friendly handsets are running Google’s mobile OS. Today, Android has stern competition with the arrival of Apple’s 4-inch handset, the newest budget-friendly iPhone on the market. Based on the information shared by O2, this smartphone is not your ordinary affordable device as [...]