1 Reply Latest reply on Apr 15, 2014 7:04 AM by Kutir Mobility

    Background processing on android

    Alpesh Budhia

      After a sync has been completed we call a method that processes the synced data. On Android this is causing a ANR (android not reponding) to be displayed when there has been a large amount of data synced. I think this is because the processing is done in the same thread as the UI, as the ANR message is shown if the app can't respond to user input.

       

      I've tried using  Rho::timer.start this didn't work and using ruby threads crashes the app.

       

      Is there any suggestion for running long running tasks in the background while keeping the app responsive.

       

      Thanks