Managing and Binding Data Using the Paging Library

by Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan

Paging your data helps improve your app’s performance and increases user experience with little to no effort. This course will teach you how to use the Android Paging Library to add pagination to your Android apps.

What you'll learn

Knowing the concept of "paging" and how it applies to data sets can help identify various sources from which the Android Paging Library can expose data. In this course, Managing and Binding Data Using the Paging Library, you’ll learn to how to paginate data from several sources with little to no change using the Android Paging Library and native Android SDKs by Google. First, you’ll explore the Android Paging Library and learn the underlying API it offers. Next, you’ll discover how to create custom DataSource types and expose them to your ViewModels. Finally, you’ll learn how to show your paginated data in a RecyclyerView and update the list as the user scrolls the view. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of data pagination and Android Paging Library needed to improve Android app performance and user experience, and remove the complexity of custom paginations.

About the author

Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan is a Senior Software Engineer from Rabwah, Pakistan, and likes .NET Core and Node.js for regular everyday development. He is an expert with Cloud, Mobile, and API development. Afzaal has experience with the Azure platform and likes to build cross-platform libraries/software with .NET Core. Afzaal is an Alibaba Cloud MVP, twice he has been awarded Microsoft MVP status for his community leadership in software development, five times CodeProject MVP status for technical writing... more

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