Category Archives: Old Material
ADO lets you access data through data providers. Here’s how to create your own data provider, which can be used from ADO. Peter Vogel demonstrates this technology by creating a provider to pull Form, Query, and Report information out of … Continue reading
In the August 1997 issue, I made some suggestions about the impact I thought Java was going to have on Microsoft’s development tools. This month, I’ll put my hand in the fire and make some explicit predictions.
Mike Gunderloy’s first answer addresses issues around client/server development, particularly the interactions between Access pass-through queries, SQL Server stored procedures, and Access forms. With that out of the way, Mike then shows how to tame some of the new behavior … Continue reading
When you start using Access as a front end for a server database, the rules change. This article introduces the fundamental techniques for delivering effective client/server applications with Access. There are many reasons why you might want to upsize your … Continue reading