It doesn’t just take a good idea when it comes to making a great mobile application. Sometimes it takes a little flair in the user interface department to make a good mobile application into a great mobile application. For example, when you have a user login screen, you could just ask for username and password credentials, or you could include profile picture information as well. Which do you think would be better?
Gravatar offers a global avatar registry based on user email address. In other words, you upload your profile picture to Gravatar, associate it with your email address, and then that same avatar can be used in any application that uses Gravatar. WordPress, the platform this blog is hosted on, uses Gravatar for my profile picture for example.
We’re going to see how to automatically set the user profile picture in a NativeScript Angular application using the Gravatar API.