How to Use Glide Image Loader Library in Android Apps?
Glide, like Picasso, can load and display images from many sources, while also taking care of caching and keeping a low memory impact when doing image manipulations. Official Google apps (like the app for Google I/O 2015) are using Glide. In this article, we’re going to explore the functionalities of Glide and why it’s superior in certain aspects.
Glide is an Image Loader Library for Android developed by bumptech and is a library that is recommended by Google. It has been used in many Google open source projects including Google I/O 2014 official application. It provides animated GIF support and handles image loading/caching. Animated GIF support is currently not implemented in Picasso. Yes, images play a major role in making the UI of an App more interactive and user-friendly too. So, as an Android Developer, we should take care of using images in App. We should handle the different aspects of an image like the slow unresponsive image, memory issues, loading errors, and many more. If you are not handling these aspects in your application, then your app will make a bad impression on your users.
How to Use Glide Android Library?
1. For using Glide in the android project, we have to add the dependency in gradle file. So, For adding dependency open app/build.gradle file in the app folder in your Android project and add the following lines inside it.
implementation ‘com.github.bumptech.glide:glide:4.11.0’Recommended ArticlesPage :