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9. Exploring Android Concepts: Core UI Widgets

Grant Allen1  

In Part 1 of the book, you had a whirlwind tour of the steps required to create a new Android Studio project for your Android application and explored the structure, files, and purpose of the various parts of a default Android project. You delved into the initial steps of creating your own behavior with the XML configuration for your application’s color scheme and leveraged the utility of text resources to personalize the welcome message in your application’s main activity.

In this chapter, we will go beyond the surface changes from the earlier chapters and dive right into ...

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