AndroidAsync (https://github.com/koush/AndroidAsync) is an asynchronous socket, http (client+server), websocket, and socket.io library for android. Based on nio, not threads.
Here is an example how to create a working socket server service within seconds, without having to think about threads.
Daily Words of Buddha has been downloaded more than 5000 times since launched little less than a year ago!
Thanks for the nice reviews:
“Excellent Open Source Dharma App Works well, does what it says, anumodana!”
“Very inspiring! Thanks for the app!”
“Makes each day more filled with mindfulness”
“Great Good to read the words of the Buddha on a daily basis. App gives Pali written and audio and English translation.”
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