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It’s no surprise that the Android ecosystem has been fragmented more than the fragmentation you used to see in your Windows’ disk defragmentation tool. With new APIs breaking old ones or discontinuing support frequently, it was hard to get things done in a reliable and future-proof way.

Naturally, when we needed to run automatic periodic token refreshing in our Android SDK, the first question that popped in our heads was which API to use.

There was JobScheduler on one side, which had support only from Android Lollipop and upwards. …

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Rahul Chowdhury

Creating @airtyper. Software Developer. I read books and write about life at https://rahulchowdhury.co/blog

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