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Schinizer /RxUnfurl

A reactive extension to generate URL previews.

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A reactive extension to generate URL previews.

This library parses available open graph data from the provided url and returns them as a simple model class. Otherwise, the library searches for other fallbacks and returns them instead.

Image dimensions are read from its uri by fetching the required bytes and then sorted according to their resolution.

Gradle dependency

To use the library, add the following dependency to your

dependencies {
    compile 'com.schinizer:rxunfurl:0.3.0'

RxJava 2 notice

is now a
instead of an

RxJava 1 is dropped entirely and no longer supported.


To generate previews, simply subscribe to


If you are on android, you will need

to subscribe to network calls on another thread. ```Java OkHttpClient okhttpClient = new OkHttpClient();

RxUnfurl inst = new RxUnfurl.Builder() .client(okhttpClient) // You can supply your okhttp client here .scheduler(Schedulers.io()) .build();

inst.generatePreview("http://9gag.com") .observeOn(AndroidSchedulers.mainThread()) .subscribeWith(new DisposableSingleObserver() { @Override public void onSuccess(PreviewData previewData) { // Observable has been changed to Single


public void onError(Throwable e) {



Sample App

You may find a sample android implementation in /app.


Copyright 2016 Schinizer

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