Chapter 13. Coping with varying network conditions

This chapter covers

  • How network conditions vary
  • Network connections and what to expect
  • Working with different periods or conditions
  • Providing great experiences with limiting conditions

Users of modern mobile devices expect to access content at any time and in any location. They expect your app to work and don’t want to think about connectivity. Many factors influence the ability to connect to and use a network to access content and services; these factors can make people’s expectations unreasonable. Rather than trying to justify why some things are hard, you’ll create the best experience for the people using your app if you focus on improving the experience for all scenarios.

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