Android 8: Image Processing with Picasso

by Alex Wolf

Android apps often require dynamic image content in order to meet modern design standards. In this course, you will learn how to use the Picasso Image Library to work with images, such as managing request activity, caching, transformations, and more.

What you'll learn

As you learn to develop for Android you’ll quickly want to enhance your apps with dynamic image content. In this course, Android 8: Image Processing with Picasso you’ll learn how to manage and process images in using Picasso. First, you'll learn how Picasso is a popular, reusable, and lightweight library that reduces the technical problems of working with images. Next, you’ll learn how to utilize Picasso’s powerful features, like how to load images from different source locations, and maintain performance with caching. Finally, you’ll discover how to resize and transform images properly, manage request behavior, and much more. By the end of this course, you should feel comfortable building your own apps that display image content in dynamic ways.

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About the author

Alex Wolf works as a .NET and Azure Content Developer at Microsoft, and is passionate about learning and teaching software development. He has over a decade of experience and multiple certifications in the .NET ecosystem and related technologies. He is also highly engaged in DevOps and Cloud technologies to improve development workflows and infrastructure. Alex has worked for companies of nearly every size, ranging from small start-ups to very large enterprises. He also maintains a hobbyist ... more

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