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Android Threads and Services Threads in Android Handle it!

We're currently creating a new Thread each time we want to update our Twitter app. Instead, let's

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

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

    final TwitterThread twitterThread = new TwitterThread();
    twitterThread.setName("TwitterThread");
    twitterThread.start();

    button = (Button) findViewById(R.id.update_button);
    button.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {
      @Override
      public void onClick(View v){

      }
    });
  }



  class TwitterThread extends Thread {
    @Override
    public void run() {
      twitterClient.update();
    }
  }

}