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Android Services Fundamentals

by Sriyank Siddhartha

A Service is one of the most basic android components that can perform a long-running task in the background and it does not provide a user interface. This course covers each and every fundamental concept related to a Service in Android.

What you'll learn

A Service is an application component that can perform long-running operations in the background and does not provide a user interface. Another application component can start a Service and it will continue to run in the background even if the user switches to another application. In this course, Android Services Fundamentals, you'll learn everything you need to know about a Service. First, you'll explore Service, Threads, and Process. Next, you'll discover Started Service, Intent Service, Bound Service, and lifecycle of the Services. Then, you'll move on to Inter-process Communication. Finally, you'll wrap up by learning how to use Messenger and AIDL for IPC. By the end of this course, you'll have a very strong foundation on the topic of Service.

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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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