Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Web Services

A post in the Access blog on the new thing, Web Services.  Click here to link

My notes:  When thinking of moving your Access database to the web, think like this. Porting existing rich Access databases to the web will be tricky. Think about which part of your Access database needs to be on the web. Then consider the Access web services as an easy way to learn web programming compared to learning ASP.net or PHP from scratch. Then write your smaller Access app from first principles using all the available Access templates for examples.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

How do you search an Access Report

I was working on a report that ran to 100 pages and we needed to find a code in that report.  As an Access report is not text based, you either need to save the report to PDF or use the Publish to Word wizard.  Then you can search that document.

Monday, February 01, 2010