Author Archives: Mariam Rodriguez

Plus, Ca Change

THE title for this month’s editorialis appropriate for an issue with a review of a translation package for Access.Translated into proper English, the complete phrase is “The more things change,the more things remain the same.” Or, to put it another … Continue reading

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Jargon

I just ran across another example of something that,in the technical writing field, is as common as trash. I was reading a bookthat was obviously aimed at an audience that was unfamiliar with a particulartechnology. The author, however, was using … Continue reading

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Its Time

THERE’S one question that I get asked a lot when I’mworking with Access developers: I call it “The Question.” Back in December, forinstance,I was in England and was invited to drop in and do a presentation atthe London Access User … Continue reading

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It’s Not A Database

I was presenting at theDevConnections conference in New Orleans last week, when one of the attendeesapproached me to discuss a problem. The attendee’s company had created quite alarge application using Access. They were now running into problems because thenumber of … Continue reading

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Faith

I was back at my alma mater last week speaking to the computer programming class about making a living as a consultant. It’s a presentation that I do every year, and I thoroughly enjoy it. At one point, though, one … Continue reading

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