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Johann Dowa

Open Source iOS Library For Downloading, Caching, And Displaying Images With Many Nice Features

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Image downloading, caching and processing are common tasks and here’s an open source library called DFImageManager from Alexander Grebnyuk for fetching, caching, processing, and preheating images that utilizes many newer features in the iOS SDK.

Some of the features include:

  • Memory caching with preheating to intelligently cache and load images which will be appearing soon
  • Support for the latest URL loading system which supports SPDY
  • Image resizing, decompression, and processing
  • An included image view component for displaying placeholder images, loading images, and more with nice transitions
  • Grouping of requests smartly never executes them twice
  • Well organized source code along with many nice usage examples

You can find DFImageManager on Github here.

An interesting new library for downloading, caching, and displaying images.


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