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Android Android Lists and Adapters (2015) Using Parcelable Data Reading Parcelable Data

Finally, we need to update the length of the array returned in the Creator's 'newArray()' method. Use the size parameter

What is wrong with this code?

VideoGame.java
public class VideoGame implements Parcelable {

    public String mTitle = "";
    public int mYear = 0;

    public VideoGame() {
        // intentionally blank
    }

    // getters and setters omitted for brevity!

    @Override
    public int describeContents() {
        return 0;
    }

    @Override
    public void writeToParcel(Parcel dest, int flags) {
        dest.writeString(mTitle);
        dest.writeInt(mYear);
    }

    public VideoGame(Parcel in) {
        // Task 1 code here!
      mTitle = in.readString();
mYear = in.readInt();
    }

    public static final Creator<VideoGame> CREATOR = new Creator<VideoGame>() {
        @Override
        public VideoGame createFromParcel(Parcel source) {
            // Task 2 code here!

            VideoGame videoGame = new VideoGame(source);
            return videoGame;
        }

        @Override
        public VideoGame[] newArray(int size) {
            // Task 3 code here!

            VideoGame videoGame= new VideoGame[size];
      return new VideoGame[size];

        }
    };
}

1 Answer

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,405 Points

You're creating two arrays instead of one, and returning the 2nd. Try just returning the first.