This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
writable views? I've not heard that term, but it could be another name for updatable views. Views are used as read only things normally, however if you write them to meet certain contitions you can update the data via the view. Such conditions could include: