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Android Build a Simple Android App (2014) Basic Android Programming Introduction to Methods and Classes

my java file android studio created is different than yours, and my xml file created 2 xml files instead of one

i have been following along exactly and my files that android studio created are different! It created the following 2 xml files... instead of one... and it put the stuff we are working on in the content one, not the activity:


and my java file is different, Please not, I used the exact same setting as in the videos, I even wiped everything clean, and redid it all thinking I did something wrong. Wondering if android studio update had altered how stuff works since this video was made. If so , this is very bad! This is exactly why I payed 25$ to be taught this stuff, the books I keep buying never match and are unfollowable due to updates!

here is contents of my java file.

public class FunFactsActivity extends AppCompatActivity {

protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
    Toolbar toolbar = (Toolbar) findViewById(R.id.toolbar);

    FloatingActionButton fab = (FloatingActionButton) findViewById(R.id.fab);
    fab.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {
        public void onClick(View view) {
            Snackbar.make(view, "Replace with your own action", Snackbar.LENGTH_LONG)
                    .setAction("Action", null).show();

public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu) {
    // Inflate the menu; this adds items to the action bar if it is present.
    getMenuInflater().inflate(R.menu.funfacts, menu);
    return true;

public boolean onOptionsItemSelected(MenuItem item) {
    // Handle action bar item clicks here. The action bar will
    // automatically handle clicks on the Home/Up button, so long
    // as you specify a parent activity in AndroidManifest.xml.
    int id = item.getItemId();

    //noinspection SimplifiableIfStatement
    if (id == R.id.action_settings) {
        return true;

    return super.onOptionsItemSelected(item);


Aditya Pore
Aditya Pore
1,453 Points

You probably installed Android SDK 6.0 which comes with CoordinatorLayout and RelativeLayout. CoordinatorLayout is “super-powered” FrameLayout used to coordinate dependencies between child views. You shall find actual content in content_fun_facts.xml. Hope this helps.

1 Answer

Ah that explains it! Thank you, I think I will remove 6.0 so all matches.