The application manifest is an XML file that declares your app's components to the operating system and application framework. Learn how to register new activities and other components in the manifest.
- [Instructor] Each Android Studio project has one…or more modules.…In a brand-new application,…you'll typically have…just one module representing the application itself.…But in a complete production application,…you might have one module for the app,…and then other modules for various libraries…that support the app.…Each module has a manifest file.…It's name is always the same, AndroidManifest.xml,…and its stored in the manifests subdirectory.…It's an XML file.…
Its root element is called manifest,…and it declares at least one XML namespace…that's used to identify various attributes…in the rest of the file.…The package attribute points to the base package…for the application,…and that will match the package…where you've stored your root classes, such as MainActivity.…Within the manifest, you'll find an application element.…The application element has a number of useful attributes,…such as allowBackup, labels, icons, and so on.…
But then there's a whole bunch…of other important stuff that happens…at the activity element.…
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Explore the world of Android app development. The Android Development Essential Training series walks beginners through the process of developing, designing, managing, and distributing Android apps. In this course—the first installment in the series—David Gassner steps through how to create your very first Android app using a mixture of programming languages, including XML and Kotlin. Learn how to configure Android Studio, the Android SDK, and emulator software, and explore the different files in a typical Android app, including build scripts and the app manifest file. Finally, learn how an app is built from the bottom up, with screens, activities, and layouts. Check out later courses in the series to continue building your app development skills.
- Installing Android Studio
- Creating your first Android Studio project
- Managing configuration files, including Gradle scripts
- Defining screens with activities
- Implementing designs in XML layouts
Skill Level Beginner
Android Studio Essential Trainingwith David Gassner2h 28m Beginner
Android P First Look for Developerswith David Gassner36m 30s Beginner
What you should know2m 10s
1. Android Development Fundamentals
2. Getting Started
3. Explore Android Projects
4. Android App Architecture
Next steps1m 10s
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