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Ted HagosLearn Android Studio 3 with Kotlinhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3907-0_12

12. Intents

Ted Hagos1 
Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
What we’ll cover:
  • Intent overview

  • Explicit and implicit Intents

  • Passing data between activities

  • Returning results from Intents

Android’s architecture is quite unique in the way it builds application. It has this notion of components instead of just plain objects. And the way that Android makes these components interact is something that can only be found in the Android platform. Android uses Intents as a way for its components to communicate—it uses it to pass messages across components. In this chapter, we’ll look at Intents: what they are and how we use them.

What Intents Are ...

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