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Android Threads and Services But Wait There's More! Messengers and Handlers: Service

Trainer Workout
Trainer Workout
22,341 Points

How can I use getLatitude() and getLongitude() in LocationHandler ?

Where should theses methods come from ?

GeolocationService.java
public class GeolocationService extends Service {
    int mLatitude;
    int mLongitude;

    // some methods omitted

    @Override
    public IBinder onBind(Intent intent) {
        return null;
    } // onBind()

    class LocationHandler extends Handler {
        private GeolocationService geolocationService;

        public LocationHandler (GeolocationService geolocationService) {
            this.geolocationService = geolocationService;
        } // LocationHandler

        public void handleMessage(Message msg) {
            // Where should theses methods come from ?
            mLatitude = getLatitude();
            mLongitude = getLongitude();
        } // handleMessage()   
    } // LocationHandler()

} // GeolocationService

1 Answer

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,392 Points

The methods will come from the "some methods omitted" part.

I tried the code you gave, and to get it to work you need to remove the constructor and GeoLocationService field of the inner class. Because it's a non-static inner class it will automatically have a reference to it's outer class object, and they aren't necessary.