Chapter    3

Inside Your First Android Project

In the previous chapter, I helped you get your development environment set up and then quickly created the classic default application so you could rapidly get a feel for a real Android project working in your environment. Regardless of whether you chose Android Studio or Eclipse, you now have a real Android project at your disposal, and you can use this to dissect what goes into such a project and learn the many options present. So let’s get started!

Looking at Android Project Structure

The best way to understand all of what goes into a standard Android project is to start with a visual overview. Because the developer tools and SDK are doing a great deal for you, this turns out to be a pretty big ...

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