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Beginning Android Tablet Programming: Starting with Android Honeycomb for Tablets by Robbie Matthews

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C H A P T E R 7

Contact Manager

And Other Potentially Useful Applications

Unlike the file explorer, which does not (as yet) come as a standard with Android, a contact manager is a pretty standard application. So rolling your own might not seem so useful.

Still, precisely because contact management is a core part of Android, learning how to manage, maintain, and update your contact list programmatically is a useful thing. Plus, this should give us a chance to refine our techniques even more.

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Figure 7-1. It's good to be able to keep track of your friends . . .

And Now for Something Completely Different

Before we plunge into the intricacies ...

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