Tag: Volley

Blog List Example with Volley

In my previous iterations of the of the Blog List example, the BlogListService just returned a hardcoded list of BlogPost objects. In this post, we will actually retrieve the list of BlogPost objects from a restful JSON service.

Ideally, you can eliminate much of the HTTP traffic by using some sort of a client side caching layer. This is where Volley comes in.

So, in this post I’ll show two things:

  1. One of the many ways to consume JSON and convert it into java objects
  2. The use of Volley as an asynchronous network thread management and caching solution (replacing the AsyncTaskLoader in the prior examples).

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