The following is the first few sections of a chapter from The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development, plus headings for the remaining major sections, to give you an idea about the content of the chapter.

Advanced Database Techniques

This chapter offers tips and techniques for working with SQLite beyond what the previous chapters in the book have covered.


This chapter assumes that you have read the core chapters, particularly the ones on databases and Internet access.

Also, please read the chapter on advanced action bar techniques, particularly the section on SearchView, as that is used in one of the sample apps.

Full-Text Indexing

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