SpreadStreamProcessing for Xamarin.Android: Overview

This article briefly explains the specifics of RadSpreadStreamProcessing - what is spread streaming, how it works compared to other libraries and when to use it.

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RadSpreadStreamProcessing is part of the Telerik Document Processing libraries. The full documentation for this component is available at http://docs.telerik.com/devtools/document-processing/libraries/radspreadstreamsprocessing.

What is Spread Streaming?

Spread streaming is a document processing paradigm that allows you to create big spreadsheet documents with great performance and minimal memory footprint.

The key for the memory efficiency is that the spread streaming library writes the spreadsheet content directly to a stream without creating and preserving the spreadsheet document model in memory. Each time an exporter object is disposed, the set values are written into the stream. This allows you to create large documents with an excellent performance.

Key Features

Some of the features you can take advantage of are:

When to Use RadSpreadStreamProcessing

You can use RadSpreadStreamProcessing to create and export large amount of data with a low memory footprint and great performance.

Required references

In order to use the RadSpreadStreamProcessing you have to add references to the following assemblies:

  • Telerik.Zip.dll
  • Telerik.Documents.SpreadsheetStreaming.dll
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