Whenever you read about Android development, you’ll see the word Activity pop up all the time. In this article, we’ll explain what Activities are, and how they relate to Tasks, Processes and the Back Stack running on the phone. Activities An activity is a visual component that you see on a screen, with some associated logic to manage life cycle and navigation. An application will generally consist of several activities.

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BuildMobile: Activities, Tasks and Intents, Oh My!

Bruce Cooper is an IT consultant who feels that in order to be able to serve his customers well he should have an understanding of the different technologies that are out there, and how they work. The best way to learn is through doing, so he often takes on small side projects to pick up a new technology.

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