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Android Build an Interactive Story App (Retired) Finishing the User Interface Loading the First Page

peter keves
peter keves
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private Story mStory

I already took java course before and my first language was swift but i still find it difficult to undestand why at 0:25 we wrote private Story mStory = new Story() can somebody help me ?

1 Answer

Let's breakdown the statement: private Story mStory = new Story();

  • "private": This object will only be accessible by objects of this class (in this case, StoryActivity).
  • "Story": This member variable is of type Story.
  • "mStory": This is the name of the variable so we can refer to it later.
  • "new Story()": This calls the constructor to create an instance of the object.
  • "=": Take the object instance from "new Story()" and store it in the mStory variable.