Friday, July 4, 2014

Android Development - Services

This is a continuation of a post for building an android app for displaying GitHub contributions of a user. We are pulling down profile and repository details of the user. As we are adding features to the app, we have been learning about android and its development model.

Currently we are at the point that we can download the data asynchronously and display it on the UI. We can also change user and the data is downloaded for the new user. In this post, we want to build up on this by moving all the heavy lifting for downloading the data to a background service...