I want to change the background color of one of my views in my listview
myListView.getView(int position, View convertView, ViewGroup parent).setBackgroundColor(0x00FFE303);
I know what position is - this will be my index of the arrayadapter, but I don't know what view and viewgroup are. I have declared them above this line, but I don't know what to initialize them to
I'm not sure you want to be calling getView() manually like that. getView is called automatically by Android when a item in a listview is drawn to the screen. What would be most common to do, would be to extend an Adapter class (like ArrayAdapter) and @Override the getView() method.