23 More About Intents and Tasks

In this chapter, you will use implicit intents to create a launcher app to replace Android’s default launcher app. Figure 23.1 shows what this app, NerdLauncher, will look like.

Figure 23.1  NerdLauncher final product

NerdLauncher final product

NerdLauncher will display a list of apps on the device. The user will press a list item to launch the app.

To get it working correctly, you will deepen your understanding of intents, intent filters, and the interaction of applications in the Android environment.

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