Before this course section, data for our programs has been stored in our computers' random-access memory, or RAM. Memory (RAM) is a fast, temporary place to store information, but it's not suitable for long-term storage. Anything we want to have saved after our programs end and our machines have been powered off needs to be written to permanent storage on a hard disk. Beginning in this course section, we will store data in a database.
In this section, we will cover:
Note that this will be another challenging course section! It is difficult to work with raw SQL and we are continuing to use complex nesting for our CRUD applications. Ultimately, Rails and ActiveRecord will make this much easier. However, it's very important to understand how both SQL and routing work.
At the end of this section, you will complete an independent project. Your code will be reviewed for the following objectives:
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