Api, OkHttp, Picasso, RecyclerView ebook tutorial, httpYou can grab the power of Flickr, Youtube, Twitter and thousands of other powerful online applications, presenting their data from within your apps. We’ll show you how with this simple, easy to follow tutorial app.

Our tutorial shows you how to use an image repository’s API’s to access their image gallery.

We also show you how to use the OkHttp library to do network uploads, downloads and queries.

Finally, we also show you how to use the Picasso library to download, cache and display images in a RecyclerView widget.

What you’ll learn?

  • Using API’s to increase the power of your apps
  • Using OkHttp to:
    • Upload an image
    • Download an image
    • Search the Imgur gallery for images
  • Using Picasso to download and display the images found
  • Using RecyclerView to display the images for Picasso
  • Working with Json


An introduction to:

  • API’s
  • HTTP


Lots of links to useful tutorials and documentation covering Imgur, Json, Api’s, Http, OkHttp, Picasso and RecyclerView.

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Using the OkHttp library for easy downloading

Android cloud connection OkHttp http icon

Want to simplify communicating with the cloud?

More and more mobile apps are making use of data storage in the cloud. Android provides the tools to communicate with the cloud but it takes quite a bit of coding to make it work.

OkHttp is a popular library that reduces the amount of code, making it very easy for you to make use of cloud storage for your app.

OkHttp is developed by Square and is FREE!