The following is the first few sections of a chapter from The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development, plus headings for the remaining major sections, to give you an idea about the content of the chapter.

Measuring Bandwidth Consumption

The first step towards addressing bandwidth concerns is to get a better picture of how much bandwidth you are actually consuming, when, and under what conditions. Only then will you be able to determine where your efforts need to be applied and whether those efforts are actually giving you positive results. This chapter will examine a handful of ways you can determine how much bandwidth you are really using in your application.


Understanding this chapter requires that you have read the core chapters and understand how Android apps are set up and operate.

On-Device Measurement

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Off-Device Measurement

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Android Studio Profiler

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