In this video I show you how to get a result from another application using Intents. With the startActivityForResult method and registering for onActivityResult, you can get data from other apps on your device.
Here I show you how to use implicit intents to send a user to another application on the device. I walk through how to send a user to the phone app, launch a website, and send text for SMS, email, or social media.
Android Studio provides a way to generate layout variations to support a variety of qualifiers. These variants enable you to show a different layout based on the needs of the device. Here I walk through the process of creating a layout variant using the design editor.
Here I explain the Activity lifecycle and explain the methods you can use to respond to events that happen to your app. I also introduce the Log class and show you how to use the logcat monitor built into Android Studio to see your log messages.
Android Studio provides a sample code browser to search the latest code samples covering a variety of functionality. Here I show you how to import sample projects as well as find sample code from within the editor.