Time for action - creating a recipe viewer application

You'll notice that the following example doesn't use an XML layout resource, but rather creates the entire Activity in Java. In this example we use a Recipe object to generate HTML code into a StringBuilder for display. It's a simple but effective implementation. However, it requires that the Java code be modified if a change to the look and feel of the recipe is required.

  1. Create a new project to contain the recipe reader application:
    android create project -n RecipeViewer -p RecipeViewer -k com.packtpub.viewrecipe -a ViewRecipeActivity -t 3
  2. Create a new Ingredient.java source file in the root package of the new application to hold information for a single required ingredient, and open this ...

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