73. The Android Room Persistence Library

Included with the Android Architecture Components, the Room persistence library is designed specifically to make it easier to add database storage support to Android apps in a way that is consistent with the Android architecture guidelines. With the basics of SQLite databases covered in the previous chapter, this chapter will explore the basic concepts behind Room-based database management, the key elements that work together to implement Room support within an Android app and how these are implemented in terms of architecture and coding. Having covered these topics, the next two chapters will put this theory into practice in the form of an example Room database project.

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