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Android Build a Weather App (2015) Building the Weather UI Working with LinearLayouts

Tremayne Clinton
Tremayne Clinton
5,417 Points

I'm following him exactly but my display and layout will not match his what is the problem no matter what I do

I've did this about 20 time and it just want work I'm using Android 1.1.0 and please no long complicated answers new to this so take it easy on me I'm doing the work :)

Jordan Rafferty
Jordan Rafferty
10,220 Points

Will need a little more info. Pls show your code and maybe a screenshot of what your display is showing.

1 Answer

Harry James
Harry James
14,780 Points

Hey Tremayne!

I can see that you're using Android 1.1.0 which is a different version than Ben is using in this course, due to the different Android version, things will look different to you than they do on Ben's screen.

The newer versions of Android have had a variety of design changes and therefore, this is what causes the difference.

To add to this, some of the newer features in Android will only work on newer versions of Android - this is right now, it's recommended to use Android 4.1.x as the Minimum SDK Version:

Data from the Android Developer Dashboard as of 04/04/15

Hopefully, this should help clear some things up but, if you have any more questions, give me a shout and I'll try my best to help :)