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Mastering Android Application Development by Antonio Pachón Ruiz

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Chapter 8. Databases and Loaders

In this chapter, we will create a SQLite database following a database contract and perform read/write operations using a database called DAO (Data Access Object). We will also explain the difference between a query and a raw query.

You will learn what a content provider is and how to create it, which will allow us to make this database accessible from CursorLoader. We will access the content provider through a content resolver and query different tables of the database at the same time, and you will learn how to use a join query in a content provider.

With CursorLoader , we'll be able to synchronize a list view with a database by creating a mechanism, where if we store or modify any data in the database, the changes ...

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