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

Kevin Faust
Kevin Faust
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What does the Creator do? Mental image on how parcelling works?

Hey everyone,

I can't seem to wrap my head around how this parceable thing is working. I know that in our main file, we pass in our Days[] as an intent extra. And then we receive it through getParceableArrayExtra.

Does parcelling happen automatically?

I know we have some overriden methods in our Day class so when we try to pass in a object as an intent extra, will it automatically try to parcel the object data?

So once it goes through the parcelling stage, an array of all our specified object properties is now converted to a parceable array?

What is the "creator"

This just looks so random but I guess it's needed for parcelling. Can anyone give a explanation on what function it does?

Thank you