Android – Android’s icicle parameter


I've noticed in some coding people use icicle with the onCreate method, and I was wondering what it is exactly:

public class About extends Activity {
    protected void onCreate(Bundle icicle) {

Is this the same thing as savedInstanceState?

Best Solution

"icicle" is sometimes used as the name of the parameter because onSaveInstanceState() used to be called onFreeze().

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