Chapter 10. Beyond database basics

If you’ve been developing Android applications, you may have used a database to persist information. In this chapter, we’ll cover some advanced tips for developers who are familiar with using databases in Android.

Hack 41 Building databases with ORMLite: Android v2.2+ Contribute- ed by William Sanville

Android applications usually have a requirement for some form of persistent storage, meaning data that’s saved between each time a user runs the application. To facilitate this need, Android ships with a relational database called SQLite. This hack covers creating an entire database instance using a tool called ORMLite, an Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) tool, as well as reading and writing data.

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