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Android Android Activity Lifecycle Introducing SharedPreferences Logging the Lifecycle Methods

Why do onCreate() methods of the subclasses use the log method of parent class when they have different implementations?

Java/Android Course

1 Answer

I believe, it's because each life cycle method from the subclass has a call to the super(parent) as you can see on the example below. It makes both methods fire and execute their own methods even if they have different implementations.

    protected void onPause() {

Press cmd+O (Mac) and override any of those methods and you will see that all of them call the super class.