This is one of my favourite UX patterns which is currently being used in the Twitter app. The idea is simple, click an image for a full screen view then just move the image off the screen to go back to your previous view.

I know this is a really simple library BUT it would be nice if more apps started adopting this kind of UX patterns that make the Android experience a little bit more enjoyable. And as I'm writting this I think I may create a few other libraries for other simple UX an UI patterns that might make your app's experience a little better.


Add this in your root build.gradle at the end of repositories:

  allprojects {
    repositories {
      maven { url 'https://jitpack.io' }

Then add the dependency to your app's build.gradle.

  compile 'com.github.dmallcott:DismissibleImageView:1.0.1'

How to use

Instead of using ImageViews just use DismissibleImageView and you're good to go:

        android:layout_height="wrap_content" />

Keep in mind that for the moment it will keep adjustViewBounds as true by default. This is because I'm working with bitmaps by default and I was too lazy to remove the extra space manually. I will definitely fix that later.

To Do


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