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Learning Android Intents by Wajahat Karim, Muhammad Usama bin Aftab

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Chapter 2. Introduction to Android Intents

Revising the previous lesson—Android Activity is the visual representation of controls, widgets and many other things with which the user interacts. An Android application is a combination of many activities which interact with each other in order to perform a single or multiple tasks for which the application is dedicated to. Mostly, there is only a single activity that is shown on the screen at a particular time. Some actions (like button tap or a gesture) may result in navigating from the current activity to a new one on the top of the Activity Stack.

Android Intents help developers to perform interaction between two activities, yet this is not the only thing that an intent does. This interaction includes ...

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