Android Memory Churn and Performance
How to manage memory consumption in Android apps.
Optimizing Network Request Frequencies
Syncing data from the cloud too often can be terrible for Android app performance.
The optimal way to batch requests to reduce overall network traffic is prefetching data.
Adapting to Latency
Code your Android app to act properly when moving from a great network connection to a bad one.
Minimising Asset Payload
Some helpful tips to reduce file sizes for some of the most commonly transferred assets in your Android App.
Service Performance Patterns
Services are an integral component of almost every android application, however, the functionality they provide comes with a drain on battery and system resources.
Removing Unused Code
Third party libraries can be some serious time savers for Android development, however, the code-bloat can slow down your Android app.
Performance Theory: Caching
Caching is the computing principle that enables your Android app to access data faster.
Performance Theory: Batching
Everything in computing has some associated performance overhead, separating out that overhead and only computing it once for several instances of the same operation or task is the trick here.
Data Serialisation is an important aspect of every android application; but when it comes to performance, there's a right, and a wrong way to do it.
Smaller Serialized Data
For mobile applications, serialised data can be a massive chunk of information that you pull from your servers.
Caching UI Data
How to speed up app screen loading to avoid showing spinners while the activity behind it is trying to load UI data.
CPU Frequency Scaling
When it comes to performance, there’s some stuff you can control, and there’s some stuff that you just have to be aware of, and work around.
This video introduces the SparseArray family of containers. They look and act just like HashMaps, but don’t have the Autoboxing overhead.
The price of ENUMs
The effect that enums have on Android code size, memory footprint, and runtime performance.
Trimming and Sharing Memory
Leverage some handy APIs to share memory with other apps running on the Android device.
New Android security APIs and best practices for protecting data and keeping apps secure.
Android App Battery and Memory Optimisation
This video highlights best practice for developing battery and memory efficient Android apps.
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