Matters of Life and Death : Truly Understanding the Android Application Lifecycle

by Brian Yencho | at MinneBar 11 | 9:00 – 9:50 in Discovery | View Schedule

Android was built from the very beginning with multitasking in mind and this core idea directly shapes the lifecycle of an Android application. In this talk I’ll revisit some fundamental concepts of Android in order to provide a better understanding of how best to manage an app’s state during this process, focusing in particular on how to properly save and restore that state and why this is necessary.


Brian Yencho

Brian is an Android Developer with Livefront and one of the hosts of TC Mobile Hack Night ( With a Ph.D. in theoretical particle physics, he brings his desire for deep understanding and love of problem solving to every project.