Originally Posted by TeaDrinkingGeek
I'm half way through chapter 2, and wondering what the hell is being explained.
I thought my previous VB
knowledge would help me, but seems not.
Anyone else had the same problem?
Thanks TeaDrinkingGeek and Cliff 2310, I'm with you. Since Turbo Pascal days I have not caught up with proper programming since it was overtaken in my workplace by LabView.
I understand that Wei-Meng Lee is leaving a whole lot of stuff unexplained at least in early chapters to show us something that works but, like you, I would prefer to know what parts of the goobledygook I should try to understand. Having overcome my incomprehension of that xml stuff for layout and manifest, I still couldn't work out whether the rest was actually Java or something peculiar to Android. It doesn't look much like anything in my Java book (Mike McGrath: JAVA in Easy Steps, PC Extreme series). The naming and argument conventions are baffling with dots scattered everywhere.
I will watch this space for any snippets of insight you guys can supply.