Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

Android Build an Interactive Story App Intents and Multiple Activities Getting Data from an Intent

How to change the value of the data received from an intent?

Gone through the intent documentation, twice, did not find a suitable method, going slightly insane. HELP.

FlightActivity.java
import android.os.Bundle;

public class FlightActivity extends AppCompatActivity {

    public int fuelLevel = 0;

    @Override
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_flight);
       // Add your code below!
       Intent intent = getIntent();
        intent.getIntExtra("FUEL_LEVEL", fuelLevel);
        intent.putData

    }
}
Jarred Douthit
Jarred Douthit
241 Points

getIntExtra takes 2 parameters (String name, int defaultValue).

You were given the defaultValue which is '-1', as well as the name which is "FUEL_LEVEL"

You were then asked to set the variable fuelLevel, which has already been initialized (3rd line of code)

With that being said you need to set fuelLevel to the new data below the getIntent();