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Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, Third Edition by Kristin Marsicano, Chris Stewart, Bill Phillips

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16 Taking Pictures with Intents

Now that you know how to work with implicit intents, you can document your crimes in even more detail. With a picture of the crime, you can share the gory details with everyone.

Taking a picture will involve a couple of new tools, used in combination with a tool you recently got to know: the implicit intent. An implicit intent can be used to start up the user’s favorite camera application and receive a new picture from it.

An implicit intent can get you a picture, but where do you put it? And once the picture comes in, how do you display it? In this chapter, you will answer both of those questions.

A Place for Your Photo

The first step is to build out a place for your photo to live. You ...

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