The following is the first few sections of a chapter from Exploring Android, plus headings for the remaining major sections, to give you an idea about the content of the chapter.


Setting Up an Activity

Of course, it would be nice if that “About” menu item that we added in a previous tutorial actually did something.

In this tutorial, we will define another activity class, one that will be responsible for the “about” details. And, we will arrange to start up that activity when that menu item is selected.

This is a continuation of the work we did in the previous tutorial. The book’s GitHub repository contains the results of the previous tutorial as well as the results of completing the work in this tutorial.

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This tutorial assumes that you have learned the basics of starting up activities from somewhere. That could be:

Step #1: Creating the Stub Activity Class and Manifest Entry

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Step #2: Adding a WebView

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Step #3: Launching Our Activity

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Step #4: Defining Some About Text

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Step #5: Populating the WebView

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What We Changed

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