At Off Grid Electric our mission is to power homes across rural Africa with affordable, solar energy. In order to do that we need to provide our employees with tools that work both on and offline. So how did we do it? In this talk, learn about the techniques we employed to provide a unique online-offline experience in our Android applications.
This talk covers:
The overall architecture
Third party libraries used
Challenges that we faced
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Great Android apps only include what’s needed to achieve the goals of the product, not enhance the resume of the developer. What’s more, the more maintainable an application is, the more likely it will have increased user satisfaction and decreased time to market.
One of the key new features of Grails 3 is the use of Gradle for its build system. The Android Framework also uses the Gradle build system to build, test, run and package applications. In this talk, learn how to move from developing applications for Grails 3 to Android.
Project Structure Similarities
Use of Gradle Commands
User Interface: GSP Pages vs. Android Layout XML Files