Memory and threading is some of the most difficult and complicated topics in Android. This talk introduces what memory leaks are, and why they’re so hard to find. Taken from excerpts of the newly published O’Reilly book »Programming Android with Kotlin: Achieving Structure Concurrency with Coroutines«, this talk takes a light-hearted approach to some of the colorful developments Android has gone through the years.
From »Why did AsyncTask get deprecated? « to resource leaks in background threads, you look at memory leaks as we’ve uncovered them through the years. To understand quirks of memory leaks in Android, join Amanda’s talk for some historical context, a little empathy, and a kinder view of open-source development.