This is our final post in our three-part series demonstrating how to use the Salesforce Mobile SDK to build an Android app that works with the Salesforce platform. In our first post, we showed you how to connect to your org. Our second post showed you how to edit and add data to your org from your app. This post will show you how to synchronize data from your Salesforce org to your mobile device and handle scenarios such as network loss. Let’s get right into it!
One of the hardest aspects of mobile development is dealing with data synchronization. How do you handle the situation when you need to add a new broker, but you’re offline? Or what if two agents are updating the same broker: how can you handle the merging of those two changes?