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Beginning Access 2007 VBAby Denise Gosnell
Synopses & Reviews
If you want to take your Access databases to a more robust level of functionality, then this is the book for you. It provides the tools and techniques you'll need in order to build more sophisticated solutions. You'll find plenty of source code and fully developed sample applications to guide you along the way.
After walking through the features of Access 2007 VBA, you'll learn all about object-oriented programming and ADO. You'll then progress to advanced VBA concepts such as working with external DLLs and using automation to control external programs. And with the help of two comprehensive case studies, you'll gain hands-on experience in building real-world solutions using the concepts covered in the book.
From creating custom objects and reports programmatically to integrating Access with web services and SQL Server, this hands-on guide gets you started quickly.
What you will learn from this book
Who this book is for
This book is for the Access 2007 user who is just getting started in creating their own applications as well as the programmer who is new to Access development. No prior experience with VBA is required.
Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.
* Not only do readers learn to build stand-alone desktop applications, but they will also learn how to integrate Access applications with Web Services and SQL Server
This book provides you with the tools and techniques you’ll need in order to build more sophisticated solutions. After walking through the features of Access 2007 VBA, you’ll learn all about object-oriented programming and ADO. You’ll then progress to advanced VBA concepts such as working with external DLLs and using automation to control external programs. Plus, two comprehensive case studies presents you with the hands-on experience in building real-world solutions using the concepts covered in the book.
* Now in its sixth edition, this guide is ideal reading for Access 2007 users who are ready to take their databases to the next level with VBA, and is also a helpful introduction for the programmer who is new to Access development * Giving readers the power to become productive quickly, this book provides plenty of source code and fully developed sample applications * Not only do readers learn to build "stand-alone" desktop applications, but they will also learn how to integrate Access applications with Web Services and SQL Server
About the Author
Denise Gosnell is a software patent attorney and technology consultant with Gosnell & Associates, Inc., which she founded in 2005. Denise has a unique background in both technology and law, and presently uses her deep technical and legal expertise to counsel hi-tech clients on intellectual property and technical matters. Denise was recognized in February 2005 with the Indianapolis Business Journal award: “Top 40 Under 40,” which recognizes the top up-and-coming professionals under the age of 40 in the city of Indianapolis each year. She also appeared on the Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick television show in March 2005 to discuss hi-tech issues facing the business world.
Denise has over 12 years of experience in creating software applications, ranging from standalone and client-server to enterprise-wide applications. Denise has worked for leading software companies such as Microsoft and EDS, and has earned a worldwide reputation for her technology expertise. She received a bachelor of arts degree in Computer Science–Business (summa cum laude) from Anderson University, where she currently serves as an adjunct professor for the Computer Science Department. Denise obtained a doctor of jurisprudence degree from Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis.
Denise has authored and coauthored seven other software development books to date, covering topics such as database development, Access, Visual Basic .NET, and web services. Most recently, Denise authored Professional Development with Web APIs (Wiley 2005) and Beginning Access 2003 VBA (Wiley 2004). Denise was a featured technology speaker at the Microsoft European Professional Developer’s Conference in December 2001 and has on numerous occasions assisted Microsoft’s Training and Certification group in creating new exams for their MCSD and MCSE certifications.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction to Access 2007 VBA.
Chapter 2. The Basics of Writing and Testing VBA Code.
Chapter 3. Programming Applications using Objects.
Chapter 4. Creating Your Own Objects.
Chapter 5. Interacting with Data Using and SQL.
Chapter 6. Building Interactive Forms.
Chapter 7. Importing, Linking, and Exporting Using External Data Sources.
Chapter 8. Using Access with Web Services and SharePoint Lists.
Chapter 9. Creating Reports and Web-Enabled Output.
Chapter 10. Building SQL Server Applications with Access Projects.
Chapter 11. Building SQL Server Applications with Access Projects.
Chapter 12. Finishing the Application.
Chapter 13. Case Study I: Project Tracker Application.
Chapter 14. Case Study II: Customer Service Application.
Appendix A. Exercise Answers.
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