Expanded Library

Android Programming with Intents

by Jim Wilson

Virtually all interactivity between Android components occurs through a special messaging concept known as intents. In this course you will learn how to work effectively with and capitalize on the many capabilities of the Android platform provided through intents.

What you'll learn

Three of the core components of an application - activities, services, and broadcast receivers - are activated through messages, called intents. Intent messaging is a facility for late run-time binding between components in the same or different applications. In this course you will learn how to work effectively with and capitalize on the many capabilities of the Android platform provided through intents.

Table of contents

About the author

Jim Wilson is president of JW Hedgehog, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in solutions for the Android, iOS, and Microsoft platforms. Jim has over 30 years of software engineering experience, with the past 15 years heavily focused on creating mobile device and location-based solutions. He has co-founded multiple software-related startups and has served in a consulting role at several more. After nearly a decade as a Microsoft Device Application Development MVP, Jim now focuses on developing A... more

Ready to upskill? Get started