Android Services Fundamentals

A Service is one of the most basic android components that can perform a long-running task in the background and it does not provide a user interface. This course covers each and every fundamental concept related to a Service in Android.
Course info
Rating
(30)
Level
Beginner
Updated
February 3, 2017
Duration
3h 14m
Table of contents
Introduction
4m 24s
Description
Course info
Rating
(30)
Level
Beginner
Updated
February 3, 2017
Duration
3h 14m
Description

A Service is an application component that can perform long-running operations in the background and does not provide a user interface. Another application component can start a Service and it will continue to run in the background even if the user switches to another application. In this course, Android Services Fundamentals, you'll learn everything you need to know about a Service. First, you'll explore Service, Threads, and Process. Next, you'll discover Started Service, Intent Service, Bound Service, and lifecycle of the Services. Then, you'll move on to Inter-process Communication. Finally, you'll wrap up by learning how to use Messenger and AIDL for IPC. By the end of this course, you'll have a very strong foundation on the topic of Service.

About the author
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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Transcript
Transcript

Hi, this is Sriyank Siddhartha and I welcome you all to my Fundamental course of Android Services. I am a techie and love to share knowledge that I have in my head. I believe sharing knowledge is the best way to gain knowledge. And today I will share all the fundamentals concepts related to Android Services with you all.

Its always been a big pain as a beginner to understand the implementation of background threads, process and how to effectively use Services in our application. And Service is one of the building blocks of android without which your professional app is incomplete. So if you are looking for all the fundamentals, related to Android Services then this course will be your final stop.

Some of the major topics that this course covers include:

  • Service, Threads and Process
  • Started Service, Intent Service and Bound Service
  • Lifecycle of the Service
  • Inter-process Communication
  • Using Messenger and AIDL for IPC
By the end of this course, you’ll have a very strong foundation on the topic of Android Services.

So come, join me and lets together explore Android Services in detail, only at Pluralsight.