Using Background Threads in Mono For Android Applications

added by gshackles
4/29/2011 4:37:09 AM


When writing applications one thing to always keep in mind is that you should never block the UI thread. This makes for a poor user experience, and on Android you get the dreaded Application Not Responding dialog if there’s no response to user input within a few seconds. Mono For Android exposes many different ways to do asynchronous operations to help avoid this problem. In this article I’ll go over some of the different options you can pick from.