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Android RecyclerView with Empty View

Android introduced new view for representing list which is named RecyclerView (android.support.v7.widget.RecyclerView). It should be much better in terms of better design abilities, less device resource usage and others. We decided to use it in new application and all worked pretty well to that point when…

Android AsyncTask - memory problem

Handling background tasks in Android is achieved by using a class called AsyncTask. I strongly suggest reading the Android Documentation on the topic, if you haven't already done so (AsyncTask). I wanted to synchronize data between the server and my app in background. The idea was to compare a list…

Android file storage

Many Android smart phones and tablets have external storage i.e. SD cards, in addition to the internal storage (which all of them have). Android supported external storage until version 4.0. For versions above that, it is up to manufacturer to provide support for external storage. For example, Samsung…

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