Android Services Fundamentals
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.
Table of contents
- Overview of Inter-process Communication i.e. IPC 3m
- Messenger and AIDL ( Android Interface Definition Language ) 2m
- Local Binder Cannot Be Used for IPC 3m
- Initial Project Setup 8m
- Using Messenger for Inter-process Communication 11m
- Returning Data Back via IPC 9m
- Messenger vs. AIDL: Which One to Choose? 3m
- Summary 1m
- What Next? 1m