Android Programming: Single Activity Architecture & Navigation

Ryan Michael Kay
The Startup
Published in
5 min readOct 14, 2020

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A question which has been popping up repeatedly in my Q&A sessions since the Navigation Library from Android Architecture Components was released, is whether or not a Single Activity Architecture is:

  • Detrimental (bad)
  • Not Important (neutral)
  • Useful (good)
  • Mandatory (apply everywhere and in all situations)

In this short article, I will attempt to reduce the net sum of confusion which I see from junior and intermediate…

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Ryan Michael Kay
The Startup

Self-taught software developer & student of computer science.