Local Service - How to actually invoke methods

by Paul Townsend » Tue, 10 Nov 2009 02:08:14 GMT

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 Hi I have looked at the Api's demo for local service but it doesn't
show how to invoke methods on the service or activity. I got a service
that will start and stop a timer but it also laps so I want to send
the lap times back to the activity so it can be displayed in a custom
view graph. This is just a small part of the program I to write hence
the reason its in a service atm, I just want to understand how to call
methods from service to activity and vice versa.


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