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Android Build a Simple Android App with Java Basic Android Programming Accessing Views in Code: Assigning Variables

Ranvir Sahota
Ranvir Sahota
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Why is res class a requirment to use findViewByID?

So I get that findViewById() has the requirement to use the resource class to find the id you are looking for. But why did the android studio developers decide to make this a requirement, to use findViewById()? Was it too prevent human error such as typing the wrong number or is it for the sake of convenience?