Background Processing in Android

Android apps use the main thread to handle UI updates and operations (like user input). Running long-running operations on the main thread can lead to app freezes, unresponsiveness, and thus, poor user experience. To mitigate this, long-running operations should be run in the background. Android has several options for running tasks in the background and in this article, we’ll look at the recommended options for running different types of tasks.

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Any Android freaks out there! Let us know your thoughts regarding the article!

This article is very well formulated.Kudos to the author!! :clap: :clap:
I had one question related to the threads example,where the author is trying to access the imageView outside of MainThread.Isn’t that a source for Mem Leak?