PixaGallery is a simple gallery app which fetches images from Pixaby API!

App Features

  • Images Based On Color – Fetches image with selected color tag.
  • Images Based On Category – Fetches image with selected category tag.
  • Images loaded in list – All images are loaded in grid list.
  • Full screen Image – Full screen image can be seen in both potrit and landscape mode.

📸 Screenshots

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Technical details

  • PixaGallery uses Retrofit to make all REST API calls.
  • PixaGallery is made using Kotlin and following Modern Android Development practices.
  • PixaGallery uses Kotlin Coroutines and LiveData to handle all asynchronous tasks.
  • PixaGallery uses all Jetpack libraries and follows MVVM architecture.

Built With 🛠

  • Pixabay API – RESTful interface for searching and retrieving free images and videos
  • Kotlin – First class and official programming language for Android development.
  • Coroutines – For asynchronous and more..
  • Android Architecture Components – Collection of libraries that help you design robust, testable, and maintainable apps.
    • ViewModel – Stores UI-related data that isn’t destroyed on UI changes.
    • ViewBinding – Generates a binding class for each XML layout file present in that module and allows you to more easily write code that interacts with views.
  • GSON – A modern JSON library for Kotlin and
  • Retrofit – A type-safe HTTP client for Android and Java.
  • GSON Converter – A Converter which uses Moshi for serialization to and from JSON.
  • Material Components for Android – Modular and customizable Material Design UI components for Android.


This app uses MVVM (Model View View-Model) architecture.


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