C H A P T E R 6
An Android File Explorer
Probably because of its origin as a phone-based OS, or possibly just because of sheer cussedness, Android does not come with a file explorer by default. This is not to say they don't exist . . . there are a number of quite acceptable apps on the market that work fine. For that matter, quite a few applications include a simple file browser as a matter of course. However, I thought building a file browser from scratch might be a useful exercise . . . and indeed it was.
Figure 6-1. Exploring: Sometimes, what you find is not what you expect . . .
Anatomy of a File Explorer
Consistent with my ...