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 how 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. In Chapter 8, we learned how to use Intents to activate Activities. In this chapter, we will learn how to send and receive broadcast messages using Intents.
A broadcast is an Intent that is sent either by the Android Runtime or other ...