Monday 14 July 2014

Types of broadcast :Local,Normal,Ordered and Sticky

Normal Broadcast
:- use sendBroadcast()
:- asynchronous broadcast
:- any receiver receives broadcast not any particular order
Ordered Broadcast
:- use sendOrderedBroadcast()
:- synchronous broadcast
:- receiver receives broadcast in priority base
:- we can also simply abort broadcast in this type
Local Broadcast
:- use only when broadcast is used only inside application
Sticky Broadcast
:- normal broadcast intent is not available any more after is was send and processed by the system.
:- use sendStickyBroadcast(Intent)
:- the corresponding intent is sticky, meaning the intent you are sending stays around after the broadcast is complete.
:- because of this others can quickly retrieve that data through the return value of registerReceiver(BroadcastReceiver, IntentFilter).
:- apart from this same as sendBroadcast(Intent).

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