Android Development: Retrofit with Java
Android Development: Retrofit with Java is an Intermediate level course on Developer, written by an expert, Jon-Luke West. This course is an essential pillar for a person who needs to get better at his/her Developer skills. It gives you a strong understanding on Developer, Mobile Apps, Android, Developer, Mobile Apps and Android.
Web integration is one of the foundational pillars of a good mobile app. But it doesn’t mean you have to write a lot of code. Square offers a free, open-source library called Retrofit that makes integrating with a web API a breeze. This course explains how to use Retrofit to connect an Android app to the cloud. Instructor Jon-Luke West—an Android product engineer—reviews the basics of web communication with REST APIs and the methods for reading and writing data to the cloud. He shows how to define your data models and write API-related code for a sample project using popular packages like GSON. He also covers the configuration options that are available, such as customizing the data converter and serializing multipart HTTP requests.
- REST API basics
- Methods for reading and writing data
- Defining data models with Retrofit
- Implementing an API interface
- Getting data with a Retrofit call
- Authorizing requests
- Putting, deleting, and posting data
- Customizing the data converter
- Working with the request and response headers