Finishing AsyncTask in Android after a few seconds

Posted: March 20, 2015 in Android

Just like that , I needed to make a call to an AsynTask in Android, after reading differents threads in stackoverflow about the solutions I found mine doing this:

 
new GetAsyncTask(this).execute().get(10000,TimeUnit.MILLISECONDS);

 

This waits for 10 sec doing the request, if time is over just finishes and I catch an Exception to continue with the flow.
Seems that AsyncTask must be used only for Task that won’t consume too much time.

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