Usually PhoneGap supports SQLite database to interact locally. There might be a scenario where we need to create the database freshly or sometimes need to use the existing database. The idea of writing this blog came to my mind while encountered a question in stackoverflow site. In this blog we will focus on importing existing database into our PhoneGap application and use the same to interact with our application.
Lets have a pre-populated database having tables with data which needs to be imported to our application. It will help us to minimize our effort in creating the database freshly to the application on its startup. For this we need to follow the bellow steps.
Step 1 : Remove the .sqlite extension from the sqlite database. Ex. If we have the database called DummyDB.sqlite make it only DummyDB.