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Sams Teach Yourself Android™ Application Development in 24 Hours, Second Edition by Shane Conder, Lauren Darcey

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Hour 5. Configuring the Android Manifest File

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

Exploring the Android manifest file

Configuring basic application settings

Defining activities

Managing application permissions

Managing other application settings

Every Android project includes a special file called the Android manifest file. The Android system uses this file to determine application configuration settings, including the application’s identity as well as what permissions the application requires to run. In this hour, we examine the Android manifest file in detail and look at how different applications use its features.

Exploring the Android Manifest File

The Android manifest file, named AndroidManifest.xml, is an XML file that must be included ...

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