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Android Build an Interactive Story App (Retired) Intents and Multiple Activities Adding a Second Activity

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Why we pass this parameter in the Intend class?

Why we pass this parameter in the Intend class? Why we need that?

1 Answer

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
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The Intent constructor needs a Context as the first argument to determine the package the second activity class can be found in. Since we are inside an activity and the Activity class is a subclass of the Context class we can use this, which is the current activity, as the context.