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Sousheel Vunnam3,366 Points
App crashing after a second - Probably Custom List adapter
Whenever I start Ribbit, it crashes after starting up. I am able to see the home screen for a little. This is probably attributed to the custom list adapter because before it was working fine. I tried debugging it and found the same result that it was crashing after the list adapter. The logcat says there is a fatal exception in MAIN and gives a bunch of NULLPOINTEREXCEPTIONs.
Here is the fatal exception: https://gist.github.com/soush915/1564e48a5e60398c8846
Doug Ray7,493 Points
Hey Sousheel !
So whenever you get a null pointer exception it basically means that the system was expecting a value for something it was pointing to and what it was given was null or empty. In your case the culprit is at
Most of the time this is because you forgot to initialize the view with the findViewById(R.id.AbsListView) call and only initialized it like this ListView AbsListView;
If this is not it than the next thing to check is the data that you are passing into the adapter trying to give a null value to your adapter could cause this as well !
Hope this helps