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Android Fundamentals: Common Actions Using Intents

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Overview

Learn about the Common Intents available in Android, how they work, what you can do with them, how you can make your apps ready to handle them, and how to make sure that they work as expected.

Intents are an essential tool used by the Android framework, but there are many ways to use them besides starting Activities or Services within your application. You can also use them to communicate with other applications via Common Intents - for example, when you want to start a call, create a calendar event, or play your favorite music album. In this course, Android Fundamentals: Common Actions Using Intents, you will learn about the Common Intents available in Android. First, you will learn how they work and what you can do with them. Next, you will discover how you can make your apps ready to handle them. Finally, you will explore how to make sure that they work as expected. When you're finished with this course, you will have the knowledge of Common Intents needed to help users organize their day by setting up alarms and creating calendar events, communicate with other users by sending emails or SMS, book a taxi, or take pictures using their phone cameras.

Topics:
  • Course Overview
  • Getting Started
  • Using Common Actions
  • Communicating with People
  • Accessing Files and Pictures

Taught by

Miguel Beltran

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