Android SQLite Essentials

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  • Design and develop an Android SQLite database architecture
  • Learn the basic principles of a database and include them in your applications
  • Get familiar with Android support classes with examples highlighting their uses
  • Create cutting-edge, database-driven applications in no time
  • Use SQLiteOpenHelper and SQLiteDatabase methods with Android views
  • Make use of ContentProvider to share your data
  • Use Loaders and SimpleCursorAdapter in your applications

SQLite is an open source relational database management system. Android uses the SQLite database to store and retrieve data persistently. The driving force behind the platform is the database, enabling a myriad of choices for developers making cutting-edge applications.

Android SQLite Essentials focuses on the core concepts behind building database-driven applications. This book covers the basic and advanced topics with equivalent simplicity and detail, in order to enable readers to quickly grasp and implement the concepts to build an application database.

This book takes a hands-on, example-based approach to help readers understand the core topics of SQLite and Android database-driven applications. This book focuses on providing you with latent as well as widespread knowledge about practices and approaches towards development in an easily understandable manner.

  • Develop database-driven Android applications and stay ahead of the curve
  • Explore the best techniques to use cursors and loaders to achieve optimum results
  • A step-by-step approach to use SQLite for building Android applications
Page Count 110
Course Length 3 hours 18 minutes
ISBN 9781783282951
Date Of Publication 25 Aug 2014


Sunny Kumar Aditya

Sunny Kumar Aditya has been working on the Android platform for the past 4 years. His tryst with Android began with his college project, and he continued with his work in R&D at HCL Infosystems Ltd. Sunny loves to stay up to date with the latest trends and practices in Android development. Apart from building Android applications, he writes at He is currently the head of Android development at Yamunix.

Vikash Kumar Karn

Vikash Kumar Karn is an IIIT Allahabad alumnus and an ECE student whose love for code drove him towards the software development field. He has worked with leading multinationals and is currently working at Samsung Research Institute, Bangalore, exploring Android.

Vikash likes to learn the intricacies of the Android framework and help newcomers in this field. Some of his applications, such as Movtan Fishing and Compare Pictures, can be found on the Play Store.