Recycler view is one of the latest views that is getting used today in most of the android application. Earlier where Grid View and List View are very popular now programmer are using Recycler View because it has some advantage over the List View and Grid View.
In another word, we can simply say that Recycler View is the more advanced version of the list view more functionality and reliability, where you can have much more control over your view item.
Here is more details about design pattern using recycle view
Advantages of Recycler View over List & Grid View
The major advantage of recycler view is that it populate the view at the run time, hence less memory and you can create the dynamic, more efficient and robust view hierarchy using the Recycler View
Recycler View simplified the way to use where we required and populate lots of view item. We can use the layout Manager for positioning the item. Its provide the default animation for common item operation like removing or adding the view item.
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