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Access Database Design & Programming 3RD Editionby Steven Roman
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Access Database Design & Programming takes you behind the details of the Access interface, focusing on the general knowledge necessary for Access power users or developers to create effective database applications. When using software products with graphical interfaces, we frequently focus so much on the interface that we forget about the general concepts that allow us to understand and use the software effectively. In particular, this book focuses on three areas:
This volume takes the reader behind the details of the interface, focusing on the general knowledge necessary for Access power users or developers to create effective database applications. The main sections of this book include: database design, queries, and programming.
For programmers who prefer content to frills, this guide has succinct and straightforward information for putting Access to its full, individually tailored use.
About the Author
Dr. Roman has authored 32 books, including a number of books on mathematics, such as Coding and Information Theory, Advanced Linear Algebra, and Field Theory, published by Springer-Verlag. He has also written Modules in Mathematics, a series of 15 small books designed for the general college-level liberal arts student. Besides his books for O'Reilly, Dr. Roman has written two other computer books, both published by Springer-Verlag.
Table of Contents
Preface Part I: Database Design Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: The Entity-Relationship Model of a Database Chapter 3: Implementing Entity-Relationship Models: Relational Databases Chapter 4: Database Design Principles Part II: Database Queries Chapter 5: Query Languages and the Relational Algebra Chapter 6: Access Structured Query Language (SQL) Part III: Database Architecture Chapter 7: Database System Architecture Part IV: Visual Basic for Applications Chapter 8: The Visual Basic Editor, Part I Chapter 9: The Visual Basic Editor, Part II Chapter 10: Variables, Data Types, and Constants Chapter 11: Functions and Subroutines Chapter 12: Built-in Functions and Statements Chapter 13: Control Statements Part V: Data Access Objects Chapter 14: Programming DAO: Overview Chapter 15: Programming DAO: Data Definition Language Chapter 16: Programming DAO: Data Manipulation Language Part VI: ActiveX Data Objects Chapter 17: ADO and OLE DB Chapter 18: ADOX: Jet Data Definition in ADO Part VII: Programming Problems Chapter 19: Some Common Data Manipulation Problems Part VIII: Appendixes Appendix A: DAO 3.0/3.5 Collections, Properties, and Methods Appendix B: The Quotient: An Additional Operation of the Relational Algebra Appendix C: Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) Appendix D: Obtaining or Creating the Sample Database Appendix E: Suggestions for Further Reading Colophon
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