donderdag 8 oktober 2015

Android: Which Networking Library to use?

I was browsing around trying to figure out what Library to use for downloading images and Json data and ran into a couple of interesting post.

Comparing a bunch of Libraries like Volley, Picasso, Fresco:
* https://packetzoom.com/blog/which-android-http-library-to-use.html
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/16902716/comparison-of-android-networking-libraries-okhttp-retrofit-volley
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/29363321/picasso-v-s-imageloader-v-s-fresco-vs-glide

Introduction to Fresco: A new Image library for Android
https://code.facebook.com/posts/366199913563917

Introduction to Glide, Image Loader Library for Android, recommended by Google:
http://inthecheesefactory.com/blog/get-to-know-glide-recommended-by-google/en

Volley Library:
If you look on github for most popular mirrors of the VolleyLibrary you'll find the DWorkS VolleyPlus and the McXiaoke of which the first one has some added functionality like additional Request types and image caching.

You can read more about them at:
* https://github.com/mcxiaoke/android-volley
* https://github.com/DWorkS/VolleyPlus

woensdag 23 september 2015

Android Animations tutorials

Ran into this tutorial today on coding animations in Android which looks very nice with an extensive look at (theory around) the use of interpolators.
http://cogitolearning.co.uk/?p=1019
http://cogitolearning.co.uk/?p=1078

woensdag 13 mei 2015

ObjectAid: UML Explorer for Eclipse

This plugin looks interesting creating a UML diagram overview of how classes in a project are interconnected.



On my todo list:
http://www.objectaid.com/home