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Delphi Cookbook by Daniele Teti

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Sending Android intents

One of the most useful things about the Android development is the dispatching mechanism of intents. The Android developer site (http://developer.android.com/reference/android/content/Intent.html) says:

"An intent is an abstract description of an operation to be performed.

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An Intent provides a facility for performing late runtime binding between the code in different applications. Its most significant use is in the launching of activities, where it can be thought of as the glue between activities. It is basically a passive data structure holding an abstract description of an action to be performed."

Intents are widely used in Android, and if you want to fully integrate your Delphi app with the Android OS, you will probably ...

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