Android Fundamentals: BroadcastReceivers

BroadcastReceivers are the building blocks of Android, similar to an Activity or a Service. This course will help you understand how to keep your app notified about the ongoing events or change in state of the android device.
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Beginner
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December 2, 2016
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Course info
Rating
(24)
Level
Beginner
Updated
December 2, 2016
Duration
3h 0m
Description

BroadcastReceivers (or Receivers) simply respond to broadcast messages from other applications or from the system itself. These messages are sometimes called events or intents. This course, Android Fundamentals: BroadcastReceivers, talks about BroadcastReceiver in detail. Beginning with practical examples of how and where it is used in the Android app and system. The course then proceeds progressively, first giving a brief introduction to normal broadcast, ordered broadcast and sticky broadcast, static and dynamic declaration of Receivers, then enters into enhancing security of an app by modifying Receivers. Finally, topics like 'how to deal with dangerous permissions while using Receivers' are also covered along with a demo. After completing this course, you will have a strong foundational knowledge of how BroadcastRecievers work and why they are important to your app.

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About the author

Sriyank is a Technical speaker in the Google Developers group, India, and works with the software company Mindfire Solutions developing Android and iOS apps. His passion for teaching allows him to hold tech workshops and seminars on behalf of the Google Developers Group at various Institutions. Sriyank is also involved in internal training of new recruits at the company.

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