Flutter plugin to load and cache network or firebase storage images with a retry mechanism if the download fails.
Flutter Cache Image #
A Flutter plugin to load and cache network or firebase storage images with a retry mechanism if the download fails.
This package supports the download of images from a standard network path and from a firebase storage gs path.
Images are stored in the temporary directory of the app.
To use this plugin, add firebase_storage as a dependency in your pubspec.yaml file.
dependencies: cache_image: "^1.0.5"
Import cache_image in a dart file:
To support firebase storage download the generated google-services.json file and place it inside android/app. Next, modify the android/build.gradle file and the android/app/build.gradle file to add the Google services plugin as described by the Firebase assistant.
How to use #
Cache Image can be used with any widget that support an ImageProvider.
Image( fit: BoxFit.cover, image: CacheImage('gs://your-project.appspot.com/image.png'), ), Image( fit: BoxFit.cover, image: CacheImage('https://hd.tudocdn.net/874944?w=646&h=284', duration: Duration(seconds: 2), durationExpiration: Duration(seconds: 10)), ), FadeInImage( fit: BoxFit.cover, placeholder: AssetImage('assets/placeholder.png'), image: CacheImage('gs://your-project.appspot.com/image.jpg') )
example directory for a complete sample app using Cache Image.