Background Services in Mono for Android: Listing 1

The MusicService class.

[Service]
	public class MusicService : Service
	{
	    public const string PlayCommand = "Play";
	    public const string StopCommand = "Stop";
	    public const string CommandExtraName = "Command";
	    private const int MusicPlayingNotification = 1;

	    private MediaPlayer _player;

	    public override IBinder OnBind(Intent intent)
	    {
	        return null;
	    }
	}

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