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Create a simple map view

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Note

This example is a part of the Mapbox Android Demo app. You can find the values for all referenced resources in the res directory. For example, see res/values/activity_strings.xml for R.string.* references used in this example. The dependencies can be found here.The examples use View binding.See setup documention if necessary.

activity_basic_simple_mapview
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<FrameLayout
xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
xmlns:mapbox="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
android:layout_width="match_parent"
android:layout_height="match_parent"
tools:context=".examples.basics.SimpleMapViewActivity">

<com.mapbox.mapboxsdk.maps.MapView
android:id="@+id/mapView"
android:layout_width="match_parent"
android:layout_height="match_parent"
mapbox:mapbox_cameraTargetLat="40.73581"
mapbox:mapbox_cameraTargetLng="-73.99155"
mapbox:mapbox_cameraZoom="11" />

</FrameLayout>
SimpleMapViewActivity.java
package com.mapbox.mapboxandroiddemo.examples.basics;

import android.os.Bundle;

import com.mapbox.mapboxandroiddemo.R;
import com.mapbox.mapboxsdk.Mapbox;
import com.mapbox.mapboxsdk.maps.MapView;
import com.mapbox.mapboxsdk.maps.MapboxMap;
import com.mapbox.mapboxsdk.maps.OnMapReadyCallback;
import com.mapbox.mapboxsdk.maps.Style;

import androidx.annotation.NonNull;
import androidx.appcompat.app.AppCompatActivity;


/**
* The most basic example of adding a map to an activity.
*/
public class SimpleMapViewActivity extends AppCompatActivity {

private MapView mapView;

@Override
protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);

// Mapbox access token is configured here. This needs to be called either in your application
// object or in the same activity which contains the mapview.
Mapbox.getInstance(this, getString(R.string.access_token));

// This contains the MapView in XML and needs to be called after the access token is configured.
setContentView(R.layout.activity_basic_simple_mapview);

mapView = findViewById(R.id.mapView);
mapView.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
mapView.getMapAsync(new OnMapReadyCallback() {
@Override
public void onMapReady(@NonNull MapboxMap mapboxMap) {
mapboxMap.setStyle(Style.MAPBOX_STREETS, new Style.OnStyleLoaded() {
@Override
public void onStyleLoaded(@NonNull Style style) {

// Map is set up and the style has loaded. Now you can add data or make other map adjustments.

}
});
}
});
}

// Add the mapView lifecycle to the activity's lifecycle methods
@Override
public void onResume() {
super.onResume();
mapView.onResume();
}

@Override
protected void onStart() {
super.onStart();
mapView.onStart();
}

@Override
protected void onStop() {
super.onStop();
mapView.onStop();
}

@Override
public void onPause() {
super.onPause();
mapView.onPause();
}

@Override
public void onLowMemory() {
super.onLowMemory();
mapView.onLowMemory();
}

@Override
protected void onDestroy() {
super.onDestroy();
mapView.onDestroy();
}

@Override
protected void onSaveInstanceState(Bundle outState) {
super.onSaveInstanceState(outState);
mapView.onSaveInstanceState(outState);
}
}