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Best practices for coding on Android

Bhuvan Khanna

Joined: Feb 07, 2009
Posts: 2
Hi Jeff,

I was wondering if you have mentioned something like the "best practices for coding on Android" in the book. When I started to code for Android, the first roadblock was the proper use of collections and threads.

For a semi-proficient java programmer, taking into account the limitations of the underlying platform is a challenge in the start. I am still struggling with the performance of my application as it is data intensive. I tried using a REST web service instead of a SOAP service but the results did not improve much.

Can you suggest some points that we can keep in mind while coding so as to improve performance?



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Monu Tripathi

Joined: Oct 12, 2008
Posts: 1369

The Android official documentation has a Best practices section you might want to read (if not already).

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I agree. Here's the link:
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