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

Saurabh B
PLUS
Saurabh B
Courses Plus Student 2,880 Points

Please help I am stuck

Please help I am stuck

VideoGame.java
public class VideoGame implements Parcelable {

    public String mTitle = "";
    public int mYear = 0;

    public VideoGame() {
        // intentionally blank
    }

    // getters and setters omitted for brevity!

    @Override
    public int describeContents() {
        return 0;
    }

    @Override
    public void writeToParcel(Parcel dest, int flags) {
        dest.writeString(mTitle);
        dest.writeInt(mYear);
    }

    public VideoGame(Parcel in) {
        // Task 1 code here!
      mTitle = in.readString();
mYear = in.readInt();
    }

    public static final Creator<VideoGame> CREATOR = new Creator<VideoGame>() {
        @Override
        public VideoGame createFromParcel(Parcel source) {
            // Task 2 code here!

            VideoGame videoGame = new VideoGame(source);
            return videoGame;
        }

        @Override
        public VideoGame[] newArray(int size) {
            // Task 3 code here!

            VideoGame videoGame= new VideoGame[size];
            return new videoGame[size];

        }
    };
}

1 Answer

Harry James
Harry James
14,780 Points

Hey Saurabh!

You were close! All we need to do is

return new VideoGame[size];

In Java, we can't make a new instance of a variable, it must be an object.

Hope it helps :)