Chapter    4

Changing and Enhancing Your Project

Now that you know your way around your Android project’s structure, it is time to get your hands dirty, change things, and see what breaks! OK, perhaps you won’t break things immediately, but in this chapter, I show you more of the capabilities of your project and how to quickly leverage more of the developer tools. You also start to add more user interface elements and program logic to your application. Let’s get to it.

Extending Your Application with the Android Manifest

Whether you use the New Project wizard in Eclipse, Android Studio, or another IDE that supports Android Developer Tools (ADT), the job of creating your initial AndroidManifest.xml file is done for you. The file itself is a little ...

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