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Learning Android Intents by Wajahat Karim, Muhammad Usama bin Aftab

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Chapter 7. Intent Filters

Intent filters are the advanced step to understand the minor significant details of Android Intents. In this chapter, we will take a look at the basics of intent filters and how they can be used effectively in an Android application. The chapter also deals with various kinds of tests that an intent should pass before it is delivered to the desired component.

Note

Intent filters can be found inside the AndroidManifest.xml file, under the activity tag.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Intent object and its categorization
  • Understanding what intent filters are
  • Understanding what intent tests are
  • Implementing an intent filter for a particular task

Intent object and its categorization

Intent objects come with a whole ...

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