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Glide 4 — Customize Network Timeouts

Loading images from a server is an error-prone process. The server can be down, the user can be on a slow mobile connection, or completely lose Internet connection. By default, Glide has some timeouts set for you to balance between waiting long enough for the image to be loaded and …

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Retrofit 2 — Crawl HTML Responses with jspoon (Wikipedia Example)

Retrofit is mainly used to interact with well-defined REST APIs. Nevertheless, you can also use Retrofit to crawl HTML sources of websites. In this tutorial, you'll explore how to utilize jspoon and Retrofit to automatically extract content from Wikipedia. In a practical example you'll understand the basic functionality of jspoon …

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Glide 4 — Extending the Generated API

Glide 4.x has introduced a new feature: the generated API. You've learned the basics of this new feature in our generated API tutorial. One upside of the generated API is that it's easy to extend. This allows you to centralize implementation patterns in your app. In this tutorial you'll …

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