Retrofit 2 — Loading Data into RecyclerView and CardView

Retrofit is an excellent library to load data from an API or website. In a previous tutorial, you've learned how to load data from Wikipedia with jspoon. However, we didn't cover displaying that data. In this tutorial, you'll use a RecyclerView to display the section titles of a parsed Wikipedia article.

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 first learn to create a RecyclerView and fill it with data from Retrofit. Afterwards, you'll switch the item design to use the CardView.

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