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Android Build a Self-Destructing Message Android App Adding Users Using Parse.com Error Messages with Dialogs

If a string is null, doesn't isEmpty() throw a Nullpointerexception when used?

Shouldnt we check for isEmpty OR ==null? At least thats how I remember it... But i might be worng.

1 Answer

Harry James
Harry James
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Hey Linxy!

I can totally see where you're coming from here! We still don't actually have a need for checking null because when we run getText(), if there is no text, we are just given an empty String "". We'll never actually be returned null from this method.

Hope this explains things but if there's still something you don't quite understand, give me a shout :)