What is in the Android SDK?

TheAndroidSDKisdownloadedinasimplezippedpackage(asdescribedinChapter3). ThebulkoftheAndroidSDK,innumberoffiles,consistsofdocumentation,with programmingAPIs,tools,andsamplescomprisingtherest.Thissectionprovidesacloser look at exactly what is included in the Android SDK.

Navigate to the folder where you unpacked the Android SDK so that you can begin to explore the folder structure within. While there are a few files in the root folder, like android.jar (a compiled Java application containing the core SDK libraries and APIs) and some release notes, the remainder of the Android SDK is divided into three main folders:


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