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.

Packaging and Distributing Data

Sometimes, you not only want to ship your code and simple resources with your app, but you also want to ship other types of data, such as an initial database that your app will use when first run. This chapter will examine the means by which you can do those sorts of things.


Understanding this chapter requires that you have read the chapters on:

Packing a Database To Go

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