Every Android application performs tasks, and if a task requires a lot of system resources, you run the risk of freezing the application. In this course, Android Threads: Getting Started, you will learn how to leverage threads and the various threading options available with the Android SDK. First, you will learn about the threading basics, which helps you gain a fundamental understanding of threads. Then, you will see how to communicate between different threads. Finally, you will explore how to implement several different threading options and determine which work best in the various situations you’re likely to encounter. When you are finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of threading on Android that will help you as you move forward to develop mobile applications.