cache_image 0.0.3

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Flutter Cache Image #

A flutter library to cache network images. This package support the download of images from a standard network url and from a firebase gs storage url.

This package depends only on the flutter firebase storage library; there are no others external dependencies.

Images are stored in the app temporary directory.

How to add #

Add to pubspec.yaml:

  cache_image: "^0.0.2"

Add it to your dart file:

import 'package:cache_image/cache_image.dart';

How to use #

CacheImage widget can be used in two different way:

Standard network image path #
  path: 'image_url_path',
  placeholder: new Container(
    padding: EdgeInsets.all(16.0),
    color: Colors.grey[100],
    child: new Center(
      child: new Image.asset('image_asset_path'),
Firebase network image path #
return CacheImage.firebase(
  path: 'gs_url_path',
  placeholder: new Container(
    padding: EdgeInsets.all(16.0),
    color: Colors.grey[100],
    child: new Center(
      child: new Image.asset('image_asset_path'),


  • Widget Placeholder - Widget to display when online image isn't in cache
  • String Prefix - String used to parse gs firebase storage path.
  • Duration Duration - Animation duration between placeholder and image.
  • String Path - Firebase/Network image path.


Dependencies updated

Bug fix


Bug fix temp dir


Initial release, support to firebase and standard network

Use this package as a library

1. Depend on it

Add this to your package's pubspec.yaml file:

  cache_image: ^0.0.3

2. Install it

You can install packages from the command line:

with Flutter:

$ flutter pub get

Alternatively, your editor might support flutter pub get. Check the docs for your editor to learn more.

3. Import it

Now in your Dart code, you can use:

import 'package:cache_image/cache_image.dart';
Version Uploaded Documentation Archive
0.0.3 May 19, 2019 Go to the documentation of cache_image 0.0.3 Download cache_image 0.0.3 archive
0.0.2 Jan 28, 2019 Go to the documentation of cache_image 0.0.2 Download cache_image 0.0.2 archive
0.0.1 Aug 12, 2018 Go to the documentation of cache_image 0.0.1 Download cache_image 0.0.1 archive
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We analyzed this package on Jun 20, 2019, and provided a score, details, and suggestions below. Analysis was completed with status completed using:

  • Dart: 2.3.2
  • pana: 0.12.18
  • Flutter: 1.5.4-hotfix.2


Detected platforms: Flutter

References Flutter, and has no conflicting libraries.

Health suggestions

Format lib/cache_image.dart.

Run flutter format to format lib/cache_image.dart.

Maintenance issues and suggestions

Support latest dependencies. (-5 points)

The version constraint in pubspec.yaml does not support the latest published versions for 1 dependency.

Maintain an example. (-10 points)

Create a short demo in the example/ directory to show how to use this package.

Common filename patterns include main.dart, example.dart, and cache_image.dart. Packages with multiple examples should provide example/

For more information see the pub package layout conventions.

Package is pre-v0.1 release. (-10 points)

While nothing is inherently wrong with versions of 0.0.*, it might mean that the author is still experimenting with the general direction of the API.


Package Constraint Resolved Available
Direct dependencies
Dart SDK >=1.19.0 < 3.0.0
firebase_storage ^3.0.0 3.0.2
flutter 0.0.0
path_provider ^1.1.0 1.1.0
Transitive dependencies
collection 1.14.11
firebase_core 0.4.0+6
meta 1.1.6 1.1.7
sky_engine 0.0.99
typed_data 1.1.6
vector_math 2.0.8
Dev dependencies