Classes Used: Service, AbstractThreadedSyncAdapter, XmlPullParser, ContentProvider, ContentResolver SQLiteOpenHelper, Handler, ContentObserver.
I've always wanted to play with the Goodreads API. So here's my first attempt. Responses are in XML only, unfortunately. This makes a request for the books (reviews) in my favorites shelf and lists the authors. Very simple in theory. I was going to do more but I ran out of time.
I finally made some templates files for a SQLite Database, but without any of the provider's URI constants. Just copy the gist code below into a file template.