Async Custom Avatar in SwiftUI using AsyncImage

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To create a custom avatar in SwiftUI using the AsyncImage library, you can use the AsyncImage view to asynchronously load the image from a URL, and then apply a cornerRadius() modifier to give it a circular shape. You can also use a ZStack to overlay a border or shadow on top of the image.

Here is an example of how you could create a custom avatar view using AsyncImage:

struct AvatarView: View {
    let url: URL
    let size: CGFloat

    var body: some View {
        AsyncImage(url: url){ image in
                .aspectRatio(contentMode: .fill)
        } placeholder: {
            Image(systemName: "photo.fill")
        .frame(width: size, height: size)
        .cornerRadius(size / 2)
                .stroke(Color.white, lineWidth: 4)
                .frame(width: size, height: size)
        .shadow(radius: 10)

You can then use the AvatarView like this:

struct ContentView: View {
    var body: some View {
        VStack {
            AvatarView(url: URL(string: "")!, size: 100)

You can customize the appearance of the avatar by modifying the image URL, size, border, shadow, and other parameters of the view. You can implement a simple avatar using a system image if you don’t need image from the network – How to Create A Custom Avatar in SwiftUI

✍️ Written by Ishtiak Ahmed

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