Java Android Program to Demonstrate to Receive BroadCast in Android

Here is source code of the Program to Demonstrate to Receive BroadCast in Android. The program is successfully compiled and run on a Windows system using Eclipse Ide. The program output is also shown below.

A Broadcast within an activity can be heard by using a Broadcast Receiver , the broadcast receiver can be implemented using the BroadcastReceiver class in android.

Main Activity

package com.example.mc_project;
import android.content.BroadcastReceiver;
import android.content.Context;
import android.content.Intent;
import android.content.IntentFilter;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.util.Log;
import android.view.Menu;
import android.widget.Toast;
public class Tracker extends Activity {
    double latitude;
    double longi;
    private static final LatLng JLNStadium = new LatLng(28.590401000000000000,
    LatLng JLNS = new LatLng(28.55, 77.54);
    private double pLati, plongi, dLati, dlongi;// previous latitude and
                                                // longitude
    private GoogleMap map;
    private BroadcastReceiver receiver = new BroadcastReceiver() {
        public void onReceive(Context context, Intent intent) {
            Bundle bundle = intent.getExtras();
            Log.i("Here", "onreceived");
            if (bundle != null) {
                latitude = bundle.getDouble("lati");
                Log.i("Tag", latitude + "");
                longi = bundle.getDouble("longi");
                Log.i("tag", longi + "");
                drawmap(latitude, longi);
    public void drawmap(double latid, double longid) {
        // draw on map here
        // draw line from intial to final location and draw tracker location map
        Log.i("Tag", "map");
        // add line b/w current and prev location.
        LatLng prev = new LatLng(pLati, plongi);
        LatLng my = new LatLng(latid, longid);
        //map.moveCamera(CameraUpdateFactory.newLatLngZoom(my, 15));
        // map.animateCamera(CameraUpdateFactory.zoomTo(10), 2000, null);
        Polyline line = map.addPolyline(new PolylineOptions().add(prev, my)
        pLati = latid;
        plongi = longid;
    protected void onResume() {
        registerReceiver(receiver, new IntentFilter("com.example.mc_project"));
    protected void onPause() {
    protected void onStop() {
        // TODO Auto-generated method stub
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        final double src_lati = getIntent().getDoubleExtra("src_lati", 0.0);
        Log.i("Tracker_Src_lati", src_lati + "");
        final double src_longi = getIntent().getDoubleExtra("src_longi", 0.0);
        final double dest_lati = getIntent().getDoubleExtra("dest_lati", 0.0);
        final double dest_longi = getIntent().getDoubleExtra("dest_longi", 0.0);
        pLati = src_lati;// intialize latitude and longitude here from intent data.
        plongi = src_longi;
        // & get destination lai and longi. from intent data
        dLati = dest_lati;
        dlongi = dest_longi;
        try {
            // Loading map
        } catch (Exception e) {
        Intent loc_intent;
        loc_intent = new Intent(getBaseContext(), Getlocation.class);
        loc_intent.putExtra("lat", dLati);
        loc_intent.putExtra("lon", dlongi);
    public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu) {
        // Inflate the menu; this adds items to the action bar if it is present.
        getMenuInflater().inflate(, menu);
        return true;
    private void initilizeMap() {
        if (map == null) {
            map = ((MapFragment) getFragmentManager()
            Log.i("Tag", "map");
            // draw line b/w intial and final location.
            LatLng strt = new LatLng(pLati, plongi);
            LatLng end = new LatLng(dLati, dlongi);
            Marker start_m = map.addMarker(new MarkerOptions().position(strt)
            Marker end_m = map.addMarker(new MarkerOptions().position(end)
            //map.moveCamera(CameraUpdateFactory.newLatLngZoom(strt, 15));
            map.animateCamera(CameraUpdateFactory.zoomTo(10), 2000, null);
            Polyline line = map.addPolyline(new PolylineOptions()
                    .add(strt, end).width(5).color(Color.RED));
            // check if map is created successfully or not
            if (map == null) {
                        "Sorry! unable to create maps", Toast.LENGTH_SHORT)

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