Android™ Database Best Practices

This repository contains the source code that was discussed in Android™ Database Best Practices. The code resides in a Gradle project that can be imported into Android™ Studio and run on a device.

Description

Battle-Tested Strategies for Storing, Managing, and Sharing Android Data

This is the first guide to focus on one of the most critical aspects of Android development: how to efficiently store, retrieve, manage, and share information from your app’s internal database. Through real-world code examples, which you can use in your own apps, you’ll learn how to take full advantage of Android’s SQLite database and related classes.

The newest title in Addison-Wesley’s Android™ Deep Dive series for experienced Android developers, Android™ Database Best Practices draws on Adam Stroud’s extensive experience leading cutting-edge app projects.

First, Stroud reviews the core database theory and SQL techniques you need to efficiently build, manipulate, and read SQLite databases. Next, he explores SQLite in detail, illuminates Android’s APIs for database interaction, and shares modern best practices for working with databases in the Android environment.

Through a complete case study, you’ll learn how to design your data access layer to simplify all facets of data management and avoid unwanted technical debt. You’ll also find detailed solutions for common challenges in building data-enabled Android apps, including issues associated with threading, remote data access, and showing data to users.

With this indispensable guide, you will:

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License

All the code is licensed under the Apache 2.0 license. See LICENSE.txt for license details.