Kevin Marlow

Mobile Engineer

Freelance Android and iOS developer currently working in China.

  1. Better Exponential Backoffs with RxJava and Retrofit on Android

    This article assumes that the reader is familiar with RxJava and Retrofit. It also makes use of Observable responses from the generated API interface. If you are unfamiliar with these topics, check of the following sources. RxJava on Github Dan Lew on RxJava Retrofit by Square Let's face it, networking…

    on android, networking, rxjava, retrofit, ioexception, timeout, retry

  2. Google Volley

    At Google I/O 2013, Google introduced a new networking library named Volley, which is a library that makes networking for Android apps easier and most importantly, faster. Let’s face it; most Android apps require a fairly robust network stack. If you are lucky, your app doesn’t need…

    on android, networking, google volley