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Ted HagosLearn Android Studio 3 with Kotlinhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3907-0_19

19. BroadcastReceivers

Ted Hagos1 
Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
What we’ll cover:
  • Introduction to BroadcastReceivers

  • Custom and system broadcasts

  • Manifest and context registered receivers

Android’s application model is unique in many ways, but what makes it stand out is the way it lets you build an app using the functionalities of other apps that you didn’t make yourself—I don’t mean just libraries, I mean full apps. You already know about Intents—what they are and what they can do. We’ve looked at how to use Intents to launch other components, and we even used it to pass data around and in-between components.

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