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T. HagosLearn Android Studio 4https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5937-5_10

10. Navigation

Ted Hagos1 
(1)
Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
 
What we’ll cover:
  • Review of navigation techniques in Android

  • Navigation components from Jetpack

Navigation Before Architecture Components

In the early days of Android development, most nontrivial apps have more than one screen, and the UI was partitioned across multiple Activities. That meant you needed the skill to navigate from one Activity to another and back. So, during those days, you might have written something that looks like the code in Listing 10-1.
class FirstActivity extends AppCompatActivity
  implements View.OnClickListener {
  public void onClick(View v) {
    Intent intent ...

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