Picasso — Image Loading for RecyclerView and CardView

In a previous tutorial, you've learned how to load images for a Grid- and ListView. You've upped the UI quality in the advanced ListView tutorial with the holder pattern and rounded images.

Unfortunately, even with the holder pattern, a ListView can cause performance issues. Google's RecyclerView has the intention of fixing the sluggish ListView. Furthermore, the Android design guidelines often suggest using cards. In this tutorial you'll learn to create a RecyclerView and fill in images with Picasso. Afterwards, you'll switch the item design to use the CardView.

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