Android: View image from the web

Simple example on how to get and display image from the web without saving it to local storage in Android.

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Example1

package org.asantoso;

import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.net.MalformedURLException;
import java.net.URL;

import android.app.Activity;
import android.content.Context;
import android.graphics.drawable.Drawable;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.text.Editable;
import android.view.View;
import android.view.View.OnClickListener;
import android.widget.Button;
import android.widget.EditText;
import android.widget.ImageView;
import android.widget.TextView;

public class Example1 extends Activity{
	EditText inputUrl;
	OnClickListener getImageBtnOnClick = new OnClickListener() {
		public void onClick(View view) {
			Context context = view.getContext();
			Editable ed = inputUrl.getText();
			Drawable image = ImageOperations(context,ed.toString(),"image.jpg");
			ImageView imgView = new ImageView(context);
			imgView = (ImageView)findViewById(R.id.image1);
			imgView.setImageDrawable(image);
		}
	};

	public void onCreate(Bundle icicle) {
		super.onCreate(icicle);
		setContentView(R.layout.main);
		inputUrl = ((EditText)findViewById(R.id.imageUrl));
		inputUrl.setSingleLine();
		inputUrl.setTextSize(11);
		Button getImageButton = (Button)findViewById(R.id.getImageButton);
		getImageButton.setOnClickListener(getImageBtnOnClick);

	}	

	private Drawable ImageOperations(Context ctx, String url, String saveFilename) {
		try {
			InputStream is = (InputStream) this.fetch(url);
			Drawable d = Drawable.createFromStream(is, "src");
			return d;
		} catch (MalformedURLException e) {
			e.printStackTrace();
			return null;
		} catch (IOException e) {
			e.printStackTrace();
			return null;
		}
	}

	public Object fetch(String address) throws MalformedURLException,IOException {
		URL url = new URL(address);
		Object content = url.getContent();
		return content;
	}
}
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