JANUARY 31, 2018

Eliminating Long-Tail Jank With StrictMode

Kurt provided insight into StrictMode, a developer tool most commonly used to catch accidental disk or network access on the application’s main thread, where UI operations are received and animations take place. He revealed how keeping disk and network operations off the main thread makes for much smoother, more responsive applications. Kurt also discussed how keeping the main thread in an engineer’s application responsive can also prevent ANR dialogs from being shown to users.

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