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resources – Android – Is getResource() expensive?

Posted by: admin May 14, 2020 Leave a comment

Questions:

if i need to use a resource twice, is it better to store it in a String?

public class Testing extends Activity{
    private String c_stringName;

    @Override
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState)
    {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.main);
            c_stringName= this.getString(R.string.name);


}
}
How to&Answers:

If you dig down to the machine. The only difference between them is 1 reference.
it may seem like running multiple

c_stringName= this.getString(R.string.name);

is doing alot of work but its is the same and storing it into a string reference.