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Android Threads and Services Threads in Android Creating a Thread

The system keeps telling me to name my Thread to TwitterThread but in my codes I have already done that.

public class MainActivity extends Activity { TwitterClient twitterClient = new TwitterClient();

@Override
public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
  setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);

  Runnable runnable = new Runnable() {
    public void run() {
      twitterClient.update();
    }
  };

  Thread TwitterThread = new Thread(runnable);
  TwitterThread.start();  
}

}

MainActivity.java
public class MainActivity extends Activity {
    TwitterClient twitterClient = new TwitterClient();

    @Override
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
      setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);

      Runnable runnable = new Runnable() {
        public void run() {
          twitterClient.update();
        }
      };

      Thread TwitterThread = new Thread(runnable);
      TwitterThread.start();  
    }
}

1 Answer

Ben Deitch
STAFF
Ben Deitch
Treehouse Teacher

Hey Henry!

We're looking for you to use the 'setName' method to give your Thread a name:

public class MainActivity extends Activity {
    TwitterClient twitterClient = new TwitterClient();

    @Override
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
      setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);

      Runnable runnable = new Runnable() {
        public void run() {
          twitterClient.update();
        }
      };

      Thread TwitterThread = new Thread(runnable);
      TwitterThread.setName("TwitterThread"); // <--------
      TwitterThread.start();  
    }
}

Hope that helps!