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Lucas Santos19,315 Points
Can I change the ImageView like this?
I chose to change my ImageView differently, is this wrong?
In the video we would be doing something like this (getResource is deprecated)
Drawable drawable = ContextCompat.getDrawable(this, mCurrentWeather.getIconId()); weatherIcon.setImageDrawable(drawable);
I tried both ways and they both work, only thing i'm curious about is why Ben chose to go the more complicated route instead of doing it in one simple line?
Is the first method wrong or something?
Darel Bitsy6,910 Points
Hi, it's more a question of performance and from the android documentation , it's recomended to use setImageDrawable()
setImageResource() : This does Bitmap reading and decoding on the UI thread, which can cause a latency hiccup. If that's a concern, consider using setImageDrawable(android.graphics.drawable.Drawable) or setImageBitmap(android.graphics.Bitmap) and BitmapFactory instead.