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Build an Android Ecommerce App in Kotlin - Part 10

Android Developers are often tasked with displaying a list of data from a URL endpoint. In this tutorial, let's see how to make a REST API call on a background thread using Anko, a background thread utility by the creators of Kotlin. Let's also use Gson (by Google) to parse the JSON data into a model, and display the data as a grid with a RecyclerView. Ready? Let's get started! Sample API for testing: https://finepointmobile.com/data/products.json Anko: https://github.com/Kotlin/anko Gson library: https://github.com/google/gson Connect with me on LinkedIn! https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielmalone/ Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DanielMalone Have a good day!

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