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Learning Android Intents by Wajahat Karim, Muhammad Usama bin Aftab

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Data and the implicit intents

In the preceding examples, the need of data transfer was described within an application. It is now very clear that any application is incomplete without the transfer and manipulation of data. In this section of the chapter, we will see the scenarios in which there is a need to transfer data to implicit intents.

Recalling the definition of implicit intents, they are those intents that normally do not direct towards a specialized target rather they give the flow of the application to an outside application, or in other words, they start another activity in order to perform a certain task.

The outside applications require some data from your application in order to perform tasks. We will now see the scenarios in which ...

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