Chapter     10

Understanding Content Providers

In this chapter, we are going to take a look at how to provide content within your application. We’ll cover how to share that content, and how to access, add, and display the data that represents that content.

We have gotten significantly more advanced as we have progressed from chapter to chapter, and this chapter is no different. Data access is significantly more complex than event handling and UI design. This is because it involves database design, and thus you also have to know how the database is structured (how it was originally designed) to be able to access the data correctly. Database use in Android also involves requesting security permissions for database access.

In Android, requesting ...

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