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Android Fundamentals: BroadcastReceivers

by Sriyank Siddhartha

BroadcastReceivers are the building blocks of Android, similar to an Activity or a Service. This course will help you understand how to keep your app notified about the ongoing events or change in state of the android device.

What you'll learn

BroadcastReceivers (or Receivers) simply respond to broadcast messages from other applications or from the system itself. These messages are sometimes called events or intents. This course, Android Fundamentals: BroadcastReceivers, talks about BroadcastReceiver in detail. Beginning with practical examples of how and where it is used in the Android app and system. The course then proceeds progressively, first giving a brief introduction to normal broadcast, ordered broadcast and sticky broadcast, static and dynamic declaration of Receivers, then enters into enhancing security of an app by modifying Receivers. Finally, topics like 'how to deal with dangerous permissions while using Receivers' are also covered along with a demo. After completing this course, you will have a strong foundational knowledge of how BroadcastRecievers work and why they are important to your app.

Table of contents

Course Overview
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Getting Familiar with BroadcastReceiver
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Creating BroadcastReceiver Statically
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Exploring Ordered BroadcastReceiver
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Understanding Sticky Broadcast
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Enhancing App Security with BroadcastReceiver
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Working with Local BroadcastReceiver
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Using BroadcastReceivers with Android Permissions
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About the author

Sriyank is a passionate software developer and loves to share his knowledge through his blogs and video courses. He follows "share and gain" principle which led him to publish many courses online. Though he has a deep love for Android he also specializes in other mobile app platforms such as iOS and also web development frameworks such as Laravel. He started his journey of sharing knowledge by holding hands-on workshops in various top level Indian Institutes such as NITs and IITs which eventuall... more

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