Few days ago I was wanted to start coding a new app, nothing especial, just a example app project. One thing I notice each time I want to start a new project is that the first steps to setup the project properly discourage me from starting it, so I always end up delaying the start date because I don’t want to go through this repetitive process again.
That made me think and I decided this could not happen to me anymore. …
Last week I post about how to create a custom Downloader in the
Picasso library. After posting the article I was told that the next release of Picasso (Picasso 2.4) will have a new API for this purpose.
Even If we were able to handle most cases with a custom Downloader. This implementation of the library had some constraints that the new API is coming to solve:
1. Downloader should be implemented just to download, and if we are dealing with local images, the downloader is the wrong place for this kind of abstraction. …
Lately, I have been playing with the DropBox’s API and I faced a problem trying to display the image files thumbnails.
I didn’t have the URL of the thumbnail, so I couldn’t use it directly with Picasso as I used to do: