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Am 16.03.2012 11:09, Nino Novak wrote:
On Thursday 15 March 2012, 21:49:10 Andreas Säger wrote:

First you need some database up and running. The creation of a database
requires expert skills and appropriate software tools for the database
type in question.

IMHO, we should offer a really *short* tutorial on how to create a simple
address book with LibreOffice.

It could be used as reference on how to use Base.

Don't you think, that this would help much more than saying, that it requires
expert skills?


Again, this is *impossible*. You can not describe how to do that by means of features. You have to describe the process by means of data.

There are plenty of references on how to use Base. There are thousands of resources on relational database design in general. This is not a problem. The problem is that too many people try to learn this by doing. But this is something where you need to know some basics before you can do anything.

Yes, database design is development work. IT professionals earn their living with this. No, there is no "intuitive" way to define abstract data structures even when you pay for a full featured development suite. The result should be inutuitive but not the development process.

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