The JobScheduler API was introduced in Android 5.0 Lollipop. It lets you send requests for processing jobs in a service, but lets the application framework decide exactly when the job will be executed.
- [Instructor] The JobScheduler API was introduced…in Android 5.0, Lollipop.…It lets you send requests for processing jobs in a service,…but it lets the application framework decide exactly…when the job will be executed.…There are many reasons to use the JobScheduler API,…specifically, in Oreo, Android 8, where there were new…constraints on what you can do in background services.…The job schedule lets you avoid creating long-running…services, and instead lets the application framework…choose good times to do background tasks.…
The first step is to create a service.…In this application space package, I'll create a new…package, that I'll name services, and then, within…that new package, I'll create a new Java class.…I'll name this service MyJobService,…and then I'll set the superclass as JobService…from the android.app.job package.…I'll create that service class, and I'll see that there's…a warning indicator on the class declaration.…I'll use an intention action and choose implement methods,…and I'll select both suggested methods on startJob…
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