OkHTTP vs. HttpURLConnection Performance: Comparing Android HTTP Libraries

While diving into the landscape of Android’s HTTP libraries, I concluded that OkHTTP was my favorite, due to its full features set and developer friendly API. However, the performance regarding transfer speeds that each library is capable of

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How To Integrate HttpURLConnection on an Android Project

Ever since Android API 9, HttpURLConnection has become the recommended HTTP library for Android applications. During one of my projects I had to learn how to integrate HttpURLConnection into an Android project, so I decided to put it on paper and

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Android HTTP Libraries: Exploring the landscape

Every day, we rely more and more on our smartphone to do a huge variety of our daily life tasks. We have on average 80 apps installed on our smartphones and most of them rely on web services to be useful to the end-user. Typically, such apps make

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