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Learning Android Intents by Wajahat Karim, Muhammad Usama bin Aftab

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Components and intents

Android phones contain a large number of components and features. This becomes beneficial to both Android developers and users. Android developers can use these mobile components and features to customize the user experience. For most components, developers get two options; either they extend the components and customize those according to their application requirements, or they use the built-in interfaces provided by the Android system. We won't read about the first choice of extending components as it is beyond the scope of this book. However, we will study the other option of using built-in interfaces for mobile components.

Generally, to use any mobile component from our Android app, the developers send intents to the ...

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