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Android Build an Interactive Story App (Retired) User Input Getting Text from an EditText

Button and TextEdit declaration

In the 'Make a Simple Android App' series, the mButton was declared, as well as initialized inside the OnCreate method, but in this series, the button and TextEdit are declared outside of the OnCreate, but used inside it. Why is this? Is one preferred over the other?

1 Answer

Hi Sophie, It depends on where you want to use the variables. I recommend you check out the Java courses or read on the difference between Global and local variables in Java.

Harry James
Harry James
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Moved this as an answer :)