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Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, Third Edition by Kristin Marsicano, Chris Stewart, Bill Phillips

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Rotation and the Activity Lifecycle

Let’s get back to the bug you found at the end of Chapter 2. Run GeoQuiz, press the NEXT button to reveal the second question, and then rotate the device. (On the emulator, press Command+Right Arrow/Ctrl+Right Arrow or click the rotation icon in the toolbar to rotate.)

After rotating, GeoQuiz will display the first question again. Check Logcat to see what has happened. Your output should look like Figure 3.9.

Figure 3.9  QuizActivity is dead. Long live QuizActivity!

Screenshot shows the activity log for QuizActivity.

When you rotated ...

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