Chapter 9. Ready-to-use snippets

Do you sometimes use the same code in different applications? If so, this chapter is for you. We’ll go through some code snippets that you can copy and paste into any Android application.

Hack 35 Firing up multiple intents: Android v2.1+

One of the nicest features about Android is the intent system. If you want to share something with another application, you can use an intent to do so. If you want to open a link, you have an intent for that. In Android, almost everything can be done with an intent.

If you use the mobile messenger app, WhatsApp, you might know that you can share images with your contacts from an image in the gallery or by taking a photo. The dialog presented to the user to pick an image from ...

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