Tutorial covers querying the Android contact database in both Android 2.0 and 1.x flavors. Learn to retrieve contact details and build a series of classes to manage contact data on both Android SDK level 3 and level 5 platforms.
Use SQLite to enhance applications. Learn to create and use SQLite databases. Create databases and write code to create tables, insert, update, and delete data. Also learn to query data and manage Cursors and transactions. Finally learn to read data from internal Android data sources including the bookmarks, call log etc.
Tutorial covers building lists in Android with ListView and ListActivity. Learn to create custom list layouts and displays including adding images and checkboxes to lists. Also display lists based on cursor data and adding actions to list items.
Learn to display and manipulate images in Android. Explore using ImageViews to display images. Use bitmaps to load and manipulate images in Android applications. Also see how to rotate and scale images.
Before developing applications for the Android mobile operating system the SDK must be installed. This tutorial covers installing the SDK and preparing the Eclipse IDE for use with the SDK. Also covered is building an emulator.