• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Databases maintain past and present information, which helps in predicting the future. Android has a unique set of database elements to perform all the essential skills of database manipulation. In this course, you will learn all the basics of manipulating Android databases and how they interact with applications.

Learning Objectives

Developing Databases in Android

  • start the course
  • describe the different types of storage options in Android
  • define preferences in Android
  • define local databases in Android
  • define external databases in Android
  • describe SQLite databases in Android

Working with Preferences

  • describe private and shared preferences
  • create activities for shared preferences
  • use activities with shared preferences
  • use Java code to define preferences
  • work with event listeners for shared preferences

Working with Local Databases

  • create and write files for internal storage
  • read files into internal storage
  • create JSON data files
  • read JSON data files

Working with External Databases

  • create method to write data into external storage
  • create method to read data from external storage
  • describe parsing XML data in Android
  • use onCreate method for XMLPullParser
  • create class to handle XML data

Working with SQLite Databases

  • define a schema and contract
  • create a database using a SQL helper
  • insert data into SQLite databases
  • read data into SQLite databases

Developing a SQLite CRUD Application

  • create CRUD layout and java class files
  • update records in SQLite database
  • delete records in SQLite database

Practice: Using Android Databases

  • work with different types of Android databases

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Software Development