Cheok Yan Cheng Cheok Yan Cheng - 1 year ago 171
C# Question

How to perform raw SQLite query through SQLiteAsyncConnection

I am referring to and

As far as I know,

doesn't have good support on foreign key. Hence, instead of creating a class to map to a table, I was using the following way for table creation.

public static readonly String PROFILE_TABLE_CREATE = "create table if not exists "
+ COLUMN_PROFILE_ID + " integer primary key autoincrement, "
+ COLUMN_TIMESTAMP + " integer not null, "
+ COLUMN_PROFILE_NAME + " text not null, "
+ COLUMN_AGE + " integer not null, "
+ COLUMN_GENDER + " integer not null"
+ ");";

private async void CreateDatabase()
SQLiteAsyncConnection conn = new SQLiteAsyncConnection(DATABASE_NAME);
await conn.ExecuteAsync(PROFILE_TABLE_CREATE);

Now, I would like to perform query. For instance, how many rows in a particular table?

I may perform
as in read column names from sqlite table windows 8 app. However, I do not have a class to map to a table.

In Java, I can perform raw query as in follow :

String sql = "select count(*) from " + tableName + " where " + HistorySQLiteOpenHelper.COLUMN_FK_TIMESTAMP + " = " + profileTimestamp;
Cursor cursor = database.rawQuery(sql, null);

How can I do so in C# Windows Store App?

Answer Source

To get a single value, like a count, you would use ExecuteScalarAsync:

SQLiteAsyncConnection conn = new SQLiteAsyncConnection(DATABASE_NAME);
int profileCount = await conn.ExecuteScalarAsync<int>("select count(*) from " + PROFILE_TABLE);
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