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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.

    @Override
    protected void onPause() {
        super.onPause();
    }

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