In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:
Software systems dealing with persistent data storage, such as Webform for example, generally adhere to a basic pattern of functionality known by the acronym CRUD:
C—Create new data to be stored
R—Read or retrieve data that has been stored previously
U—Update data that has been stored previously
D—Delete or destroy previously stored data that we no longer have use for
Apparently first coined by a chap called James Martin in his 1983 book entitled Managing the Data-base ...