Binding Activities to Services

When an Activity is bound to a Service, it maintains a reference to the Service instance itself, enabling you to make method calls on the running Service as you would on any other instantiated class.

Binding is available for Activities that would benefit from a more detailed interface with a Service. To support binding for a Service, implement the onBind method, as shown in Listing 9-5.

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