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

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Hour 5. Configuring the Android Manifest File

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 will 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 ...

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