CRUD — Create, Read, Update, Delete — the four holy grail of database actions. They are the only things you’ll ever need to do anything significant with your database. Sure, you can increase the complexity of the queries but at the end of the day, it all boils down the these four actions.
Throughout my career, a multitude of people have asked me <em>what does it take to become a successful developer?</em>
Throughout my career, a multitude of people have asked me what does it take to become a successful developer?
It’s a common question newbies and those looking to switch careers often ask — mostly because they see the potential paycheck. There is also a Hollywood level of coolness attached to working with computers nowadays. Being a programmer or developer is akin to being a doctor or lawyer. There is job security.
But a lot of people who try to enter the profession don’t make it. So what is it that separates those who make it and those who don’t?