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Backstage Blog August 12th, 2013 Android Mobile Responsive Android applications with sane code By Duana Stanley

A common problem in Android development is that you need to jump off the main UI thread to retrieve data from an IO-based source. At SoundCloud, we use Netflix’s RxJava to simplify asynchronous flows in Android. In an interview given for the Google Developers series “root access Berlin”,  Mustafa Sezgin—who heads up our Mobile Team—explains why we chose RxJava, what it gives us, and he walks through an example-usage pattern:

If you are interested in more details, be sure to catch Matthias Käppler—from our Android Team—give an in-depth talk at Droidcon London, October 24-27, 2013.