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|Who is using Upload Service|
Screencasts from the example app included in this repository:
At the core of the library there is a
Service which handles multiple concurrent upload tasks in the background. It publishes broadcast intents to notify status. This way the logic is completely decoupled from the UI. You are safe launching upload requests from your fragments, activities and services without worrying about locking the thread in which you are. Check the wiki to learn how you can use it in your App.
You are also safe if your app is put in the background. All the uploads will continue to be executed also when your device is idle.
Bear in mind that if you kill your app, the service gets killed as well, as it's attached to your app's process and all the currently running uploads will be terminated abruptly.
- Android 5.0 (API 21) to Android 12 (API 31) support. Beware you cannot start uploads while your app is the background on Android 12 due to recent Service limitations
- 100% Kotlin and fully interoperable with Java
- upload files to a server with
- upload requests can be serialized and executed later
- handle multiple concurrent uploads in the background, even if the device is idle (Doze mode)
- automatically retry failed uploads, with a configurable exponential backoff
- possiblity implement other upload protocols as plugins
- possibility to automatically delete uploaded files when the upload is successful
- show status in the Android Notification Center.
- change the underlying HTTP stack. Currently
HttpURLConnection(the default) and
OkHttpare supported. You can also implement your own.
- set library log level and provide custom logger implementation
- easily customize the notification with text, icons and actions for the different states
- Possibility to implement your own notification handler
- Lifecycle-Aware RequestObserver to monitor your uploads
Apps and libraries powered by this library. To be included in the following list, simply create an issue and provide the app name and a link.
- JIRA Cloud
- React Native Background Upload
- Background Upload Plugin for Cordova
- VoiSmart IP Communicator
- NativeScript Background HTTP
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