Entries by Ross Hambrick

Why Your Frontend Team Should Own The API

This post will discuss why your frontend team should own the API. Over time I’ve seen a lot of companies create mobile or web applications that integrate with existing legacy systems. Most of the time they either use existing services as is and leave the app developers to make sense out of the legacy domain or […]

Replace AsyncTask and AsyncTaskLoader with rx.Observable – RxJava Android Patterns

This blog piece on how to Replace AsyncTask and AsyncTaskLoader with rx.Observable was updated on 10/31/2016 to include sample projects that demonstrate using Observables for AsyncTask style work and also AsyncTaskLoader style work.  This post was originally published on 2/18/2014. I’d like to explore some patterns that have emerged as I’ve worked on various projects that […]