Volley: Easy, Fast Networking for Android
Volley is an HTTP library that makes networking for Android apps easier and most importantly, faster. Volley is available through the open AOSP repository.
Volley offers the following benefits:
Volley excels at RPC-type operations used to populate a UI, such as fetching a page of search results as structured data. It integrates easily with any protocol and comes out of the box with support for raw strings, images, and JSON. By providing built-in support for the features you need, Volley frees you from writing boilerplate code and allows you to concentrate on the logic that is specific to your app.
Volley is not suitable for large download or streaming operations, since Volley holds
all responses in memory during parsing. For large download operations, consider using an
The core Volley library is developed in the open
frameworks/volley and contains the main request dispatch pipeline
as well as a set of commonly applicable utilities, available in the Volley "toolbox." The
easiest way to add Volley to your project is to clone the Volley repository and set it as
a library project:
git clone https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/volley
RequestQueue, and how to implement a singleton pattern to create a
RequestQueuethat lasts the lifetime of your app.