Available Intents in Android

Now that you have a basic understanding of intents, you can give them a test run by invoking one of the prefabricated applications that comes with Android (see Listing 3-32). The page at http:// developer.android.com/guide/appendix/g-app-intents.html documents the available applications and the intents that invoke them. The predefined applications include the following:

• A browser application to open a browser window

• An application to call a telephone number

• An application to present a phone dialer so the user can enter the numbers and make the call through the UI

• A mapping application to show the map of the world at a given latitude/longitude coordinate

• A detailed mapping application that can show Google street views

Listing 3-32. Exercising Android's Prefabricated Applications public class IntentsUtils {

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