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Android Android Lists and Adapters (2015) Using Parcelable Data Retrieving Parcelable Data

Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 90,956 Points

Parcelable weather data not displaying

There's no errors in the files and logcat seems to be functioning okay. But when I run the app in the emulator no data is displayed and I get message instead.

There must be something I've missed, I just can't figure out what. Here's my latest Repo. https://github.com/jg-digital-media/Stormy-Android-Lists-and-Adapters-

package teamtreehouse.com.stormy.weather;

import android.os.Parcel;
import android.os.Parcelable;

import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;
import java.util.Date;
import java.util.TimeZone;

 * Created by Jonnie on 14/05/2017.

public class Day implements Parcelable {

    private long time;
    private String summary;
    private double temperatureMax;
    private String icon;
    private String timezone;

    public long getTime() {
        return time;

    public void setTime(long time) {
        this.time = time;

    public String getSummary() {
        return summary;

    public void setSummary(String summary) {
        this.summary = summary;

    public int getTemperatureMax() {
        return (int) Math.round(temperatureMax);

    public void setTemperatureMax(double temperatureMax) {
        this.temperatureMax = temperatureMax;

    public String getIcon() {
        return icon;

    public void setIcon(String icon) {
        this.icon = icon;

    public String getTimezone() {
        return timezone;

    public void setTimezone(String timezone) {
        this.timezone = timezone;

    public int getIconId() {
        return Forecast.getIconId(icon);

    public String getDayOfTheWeek() {
        SimpleDateFormat formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("EEEE");
        Date dateTime = new Date(time * 1000);
        return formatter.format(dateTime);

    public int describeContents() {
        return 0;

    public void writeToParcel(Parcel dest, int flags) {

    //default constructor for Day class
    public Day() {
    }    ;

    //read parcelable data
    private Day(Parcel in) {
        //order of data is important - read data in order it was written
        time = in.readLong();
        summary = in.readString();
        temperatureMax = in.readDouble();
        icon = in.readString();
        timezone = in.readString();


    //creator field/object
    public static final Creator<Day> CREATOR = new Creator<Day>() {
        public Day createFromParcel(Parcel source) {
            return new Day(source);

        public Day[] newArray(int size) {
            return new Day[size];
package teamtreehouse.com.stormy.ui;

import android.app.Activity;
import android.app.ListActivity;
import android.content.Intent;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.os.Parcelable;
import android.widget.ArrayAdapter;

import java.util.Arrays;

import teamtreehouse.com.stormy.R;
import teamtreehouse.com.stormy.adapter.DayAdapter;
import teamtreehouse.com.stormy.weather.Day;

public class DailyForecastActivity extends ListActivity {

    private Day[] mDays;
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

        Intent intent = getIntent();
        //parcelable array
        Parcelable[] parcelables = intent.getParcelableArrayExtra(MainActivity.DAILY_FORECAST);
        mDays = Arrays.copyOf(parcelables, parcelables.length, Day[].class);

        DayAdapter adapter = new DayAdapter(this, mDays);


1 Answer

Sana Khateeb
Sana Khateeb
3,979 Points

I had this exact same error and it took me forever to figure out, turns out in your DailyForecastActivity.java you still need to set the list adapter. Right after you create the DayAdapter adapter you need to have this line:

Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 90,956 Points

I still have such a lot to learn but thanks for this. I must have forgotten to add this when following along :)