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Android Build a Weather App Concurrency and Error Handling Configuring the AlertDialog

Nguyen Pham
Nguyen Pham
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Since DialogFragment is no longer available, what is the alternative to this?

I tried following the teacher and my code shows no error but no alert dialog pop up.

2 Answers

DialogFragment is still available, it's just that you should now use the support version. So you just need to change your import statement, using

import android.support.v4.app.DialogFragment;

instead of

import android.app.DialogFragment

Hope this helps :)

In AlertDialogFragment: Use

import androidx.fragment.app.DialogFragment;

instead of

import android.app.DialogFragment;

And in MainActivity: Use

getSupportFragmentManager()

instead of

getFragmentManager()

Although, you can still use android.app.DialogFragment if you want to, even though it's deprecated.