ViewModel and ViewModelFactory – Starter Code

Use as starter code for the ViewModel codelab.


This starter app is a two player game, GuessTheWord. It is a word guessing app you can play with one or more friends. To play, hold the device in landscape, facing away from you with your thumbs on the Skip and Got It buttons. Your friends can then give you clues to help you guess the word. If you get the word right, press Got It. If you’re stuck, press Skip.
You will modify the app to use Architecture components and best practices.


You need to know:

  • How to open, build, and run Android apps with Android Studio.
  • How to use the Navigation Architecture Component
  • Passing the data between navigation destinations.
  • Read the logs using the Logcat.

Getting Started

  1. Download and run the app.


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