Tag Archives: doInBackground

What are weak references? How it can be used to avoid memory leaks?

By | June 1, 2017

Weak reference objects, which do not prevent their referents from being made finalizable, finalized, and then reclaimed. Weak references are most often used to implement canonicalizing mappings. Suppose that the garbage collector determines at a certain point in time that an object is weakly reachable. At that time it will atomically clear all weak references to that object… Read More »

Display Route between two places in Google Maps V2

By | February 3, 2016

Hi all… Yet another post on Google Maps.. In this demo I will show you how to show a route between two places in Google Maps V2.     Hope you have gone through my previous posts before. If not please check here. You need to set up Maps Correctly for it to load. Lets start by adding… Read More »

How to handle configuration change in an activity using Fragments in android?

By | October 6, 2013

Here is a simple example in which we will save or retain the state of the progress using fragments. Note : We have handle a configuration by another way – by ignoring the change i.e using this property in the activity tag android:configChanges=”” By using this android ignores the configuration change and will never try to create a… Read More »