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Pro Access 2010 Development
     

Pro Access 2010 Development

by Mark Collins, Creative Enterprises
 

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Pro Access 2010 Development is a fundamental resource for developing business applications that take advantage of the features of Access 2010 and the many sources of data available to your business. In this book, you'll learn how to build database applications, create Web-based databases, develop macros and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)tools for

Overview

Pro Access 2010 Development is a fundamental resource for developing business applications that take advantage of the features of Access 2010 and the many sources of data available to your business. In this book, you'll learn how to build database applications, create Web-based databases, develop macros and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)tools for Access applications, integrate Access with SharePoint and other business systems, and much more.

Using a practical, hands-on approach, this book will take you through all the facets of developing Access-based solutions, such as data modeling, complex form development, anduser interfacecustomizations. You'll then deploy your solution to the web and integrate it with other external data sources. This book is full of handy tricks to help you get the most out of what Access has to offer, including its comprehensive set of features and tools for collecting, using, and acting on business data, whether your data is in Access or stored on another platform. You'll also see how to smoothly integrate your applications with SQL Server databases and other Office programs, such as Outlook.

What you’ll learn

  • How to build business applications that integrate local data, web-generated data, and data available from SQL Server and other sources
  • How to develop VBA routines and macros to enhance the automation of your database
  • How to deploy databases to your users and "web-ify" your application for access from anywhere
  • How to secure access to your data and maintain its integrity
  • How to integrate Access with SharePoint and other business applications


Who this book is for

This book is for intermediate to advanced Access developers who want to get up to speed with the new features available in Access 2010. Experienced Access users who want to begin developing code-based applications and project solutions in Access will also find this book useful.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Definingand Relating Tables
  3. Using Data Macros
  4. DesigningQueries
  5. Creating PivotTables
  6. Standard Forms
  7. Creatinga CheckOut Form
  8. Creating aCustomer Admin Form
  9. EnhancingProductAdministration
  10. Enhancing the User Experience
  11. Branding with Themes and Styles
  12. Reports
  13. Upsizing
  14. Distributing the Application
  15. Publishing to the Web
  16. Integrating Outlook
  17. Using External Data
  18. Miscellaneous Features
  19. Security


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430235781
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
06/13/2011
Edition description:
2011
Pages:
604
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

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Meet the Author

Mark Collins has developed software for more than 25 years, mostly using the Microsoft stack. He has served many roles including development manager, architect, team lead, database administrator, and project manager. He has extensive experience in retail (point-of-sale and inventory) and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. Mark currently serves as a senior software engineer for a non-profit organization, providing a custom CRM, mail processing, and fulfillment system.

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