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Multimobile Development: Building Applications for the iPhone and Android Platforms by Matthew Baxter-Reynolds

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Chapter 6. Android: An ORM Layer on SQLite

In the last chapter, we built the foundation of our application and built a logon screen that connected up to the Bookmarks service over the Internet. In this chapter, we're going to look at downloading the bookmarks from the OData service, storing them in a local SQLite database and displaying them in the screen. We'll look at capturing changes to the bookmarks and pushing them back up to the server in the next chapter.

SQLite on Android

This will be the first time that we meet the SQLite database engine in this book. SQLite is used and mentioned heavily in this book and this book's sister book that covers the Microsoft mobile technologies, BlackBerry and HTML5.

SQLite is an open source in-memory database ...

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