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Masum Bergmann
Masum Bergmann
Courses Plus Student 4,129 Points

new ParseQuery<ParseObject>("ClassName") vs. ParseQuery.getQuery("ClassName")

Hi all!

When initializing a ParseQuery query, Ben used:

new ParseQuery<ParseObject>("ClassName")

, whereas I used:

ParseQuery.getQuery("ClassName") , as per the Parse documentation.

Both seem to work, so what's the difference? Why should I prefer one over the other?



Masum Bergmann
Masum Bergmann
Courses Plus Student 4,129 Points

As a side note: the code challenge only accepts "Ben's Version" as a correct answer!

1 Answer

Ben Jakuben
Ben Jakuben
Treehouse Teacher

That's an oversight on my part. Either is fine, though it's generally best to stick with the method found in official documentation. Looks like the getQuery() method is just a convenience method that does the same thing.

And thanks for the heads up on the Code Challenge! I'll make a note to fix it to accept both. :)