Posts in 'Android' – Page 2

Ramandeep Singh Nanda

Android optimizing/tuning ListView

ListView is probably the most common android component, but it has to be implemented correctly to provide a  better user experience.

In this post, I will give a few suggestions on how you can achieve the near optimum list performance.  They are mentioned below:

  1. Access Data Incrementally:- Load only the …

Ramandeep Singh Nanda

Integrating Lucene with Android

If you want to integrate Lucene with your android application, this post will get you started.  Lucene provides you with a wide range of searching options  like  Fuzzy Search, wildcard search, etc.  So, you can use this in your android application, if you want to provide search option over your …

Ramandeep Singh Nanda

Android SearchView integration with a custom data provider


In the last post, I had explained how you can use Retrofit API to consume Feedly’s feed search API. In this post, I will cover the integration of a SearchView with the feed search API.

To integrate SearchView with the custom data source, you need to implement the following …

Ramandeep Singh Nanda

Retrofit: A Rest Client for android/java

Retrofit is a type-safe rest client for java/android that one can use for easily consuming rest services. It supports both synchronous and asynchronous retrieval. In this post, I will explain an example which shows how you can integrate it with your android application for consuming rest services asynchronously.  The …

Ramandeep Singh Nanda

Android: A short primer

Android has  a different paradigm for application development. So , In this post, I will  explain a few of those concepts (as I understand) that lie at its core.

  1. Cursor:  To draw parallels,  a cursor object is just like a ResultSet in JDBC. It is used for iterating over the underlying …