Pro Android 4 pp 113-134 | Cite as

Understanding Intents

  • Satya Komatineni
  • Dave MacLean


Android introduced a concept called intents to invoke components. The list of components in Android includes activities (Ul components), services (background code), broadcast receivers (code that responds to broadcast messages), and content providers (code that abstracts data).


Content Provider Data Portion Explicit Intent Intent Class Intent Category 
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© Satya Komatineni and Dave MacLean 2012

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  • Satya Komatineni
  • Dave MacLean

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