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Issue 1.2


Databases for Real

Getting Started

Issue: 1.2 (October/November 2002)
Author: Paul Lefebvre
Author Bio: Paul Lefebvre is a Software Architect and has worked with relational databases for over 7 years. He uses Macintosh because OS X is the bee's knees. REALbasic is his tool of choice because it is fast, fun, and easy.
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Welcome to the first installment of Databases for Real!

Our favorite programming system, REALbasic, has built-in database capabilities. These capabilites are frequently misunderstood and underutilized. My goal with Databases for Real is to help you improve your database knowledge so that you can determine when a database is appropriate for your application.

What is a Database?

There are many examples of things that can be considered a database. Some are:

  • An e-mail program

  • Address Book

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