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  • Developing and linking a local Android library

    You’re working on your Android application and realize you have a nice piece of reusable encapsulated logic you’d like to factor out into a library. You still want to be able to develop this library and your application in parallel, so they should be on disk together and somehow linked. So what’s the best way to accomplish this?
  • LocalBroadcastReceiver for communicating between Services and Activities

    As a newcomer to Android, one of the things that’s surprisingly tricky is communicating with a Service (an application component for long-running operations) from other parts of your application. You can’t simply call methods on it – you have to come up with a way to broadcast messages.

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