This is a simple example of Aspect Oriented Programming in Android
This is a simple example of Aspect Oriented Programming in Android as part of a blog post I have written. The idea was to measure how long takes a method to be executed, so based on annotations, a Metrics aspect was created for making easy to trace a method execution (you can take a look at the 'gintonic' folder). I wrote an article about Aspect Oriented Development in Android here:
After developing this I realized Jake Wharton has already created a very useful library called Hugo (I refactored my code to look like this amazing library but mine is kind of a more primitive version, although as an example works fine :)).
The idea is simple, you just add
@DebugTraceto any method and in the logcat you will see something like this:
Gintonic --> onMeasure --> [10ms]
Here are some useful Gradle/adb commands for executing this example:
./gradlew clean build- Build the entire example.
./gradlew installDebug- Install the debug apk in the current connected device.
adb shell am start -n android10.org.viewgroupperformance/org.android10.viewgroupperformance.activity.MainActivity- Start the Main Activity of the example.
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