Android Basics – A look at the Android Project Structure

In the previous Article you created a simple Android Project.

Once that is done you might want to take a look at what all Folders and Files have been generated.

The Android Studio generates some XML files and some Java Class files. Lets look at few of these files:

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1. You will find MainActivity.java – the one you specified during Project generation. This is the primary Activity class for the App.
2. Layout XML file – activity_main.xml – which specifies the Layout for the home screen, when App starts.
3. strings.xml – You will find XML files with key-value pairs used for internationalization.
4. Android Manifest file – This file maintains App level settings and details. Like App Icon, App Name, App Theme and Activity list.

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