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Android™ Programming Unleashed by B.M. Harwani

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Chapter 12. Creating and Using Content Providers

Content providers allow users to share data between multiple applications. They also provide access to a structured set of data enabling us to query, modify, add, and delete data.

What Is a Content Provider

A content provider acts as a data store and provides an interface to access its contents. Unlike a database, where information can be accessed only by the package ...

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