Connecting a dataset

Android comes equipped with the SQLite library, which is a powerful tool for creating and managing complex databases. One could easily fill an entire chapter, or even a whole book, on the subject, but as this does not really bear any relation to Material Design, we will create a very simple dataset just so that we can test out our RecyclerView.

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For the sake of brevity, the example here contains only three entries; however, it is very easy to expand if you choose. To add this data, create a new Java class called Contact.Java and complete like so:

public class ...

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