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Modern Android 13 Development Cookbook

By : Madona S. Wambua
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Book Image

Modern Android 13 Development Cookbook

5 (1)
By: Madona S. Wambua

Overview of this book

Android is a powerful operating system widely used in various devices, phones, TVs, wearables, automobiles, and more. This Android cookbook will teach you how to leverage the latest Android development technologies for creating incredible applications while making effective use of popular Jetpack libraries. You’ll also learn which critical principles to consider when developing Android apps. The book begins with recipes to get you started with the declarative UI framework, Jetpack Compose, and help you with handling UI states, Navigation, Hilt, Room, Wear OS, and more as you learn what's new in modern Android development. Subsequent chapters will focus on developing apps for large screens, leveraging Jetpack’s WorkManager, managing graphic user interface alerts, and tips and tricks within Android studio. Throughout the book, you'll also see testing being implemented for enhancing Android development, and gain insights into harnessing the integrated development environment of Android studio. Finally, you’ll discover best practices for robust modern app development. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to build an Android application using the Kotlin programming language and the newest modern Android development technologies, resulting in highly efficient applications.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Creating deep links for destinations

In Modern Android Development, deep links are very vital. A link that helps you navigate directly to a specific destination within an app is called a deep link. The Navigation component lets you create two types of deep links: explicit and implicit.

Compose navigation supports implicit deep links, which can be part of your Composable functions. It is also fair to mention there is no huge difference between how you would handle these using XML layouts.

Getting ready

Since we don’t have a deep link use case in our application, in this recipe, we will look into how we can utilize the knowledge by learning how to implement implicit deep links.

How to do it…

You can match deep links using a Uniform Resource Locator (URI), intent actions, or Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) types. Furthermore, you can easily specify multiple types that match for a deep link single but remember that the URI argument comparison is...