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Bonus CD Includes Author-Generated Sample Code!

This Is the Perfect Guide for Exploring Everything from Access 97 Programming Basics to Designing Custom Applications! The secret to powerful, productive database applications lies in using the power of programming. It's right there, built into Access, and with Access 97 Programming For Windows® For Dummies®, you can transform your tables, forms, and reports into a sleek, custom-designed application that will give your business or organization information at their fingertips. Rob Krumm has created a guide to programming that will give you the start you need to create the customer database applications you have always wanted. About the CD Valuable bonus CD includes author-generated sample code to help you program in Access and bonus chapters about debugging and Web publishing. System Requirements: PC with Windows 95; Microsoft Access 97; and a CD-ROM drive Ask for For Dummies® Books, the Fun and Easy Way to Find Out about Computers. Also look for C++ For Dummies®, 2nd Edition, the fun and easy way to discover programming with C++, and OLE For Dummies®, the fast and friendly way to make your programs easier to use.

Inside, find helpful advice on how to:

  • Get your Access databases to start doing the work themselves by writing programs in VBA
  • Publish your database information as easy-to-browse Web pages
  • Impress all of your analyst friends with your knowledge of standard query language (SQL) — the key to database power
  • Turn your Access forms and reports into powerful tools for processing and analyzing data
  • Understand the basics of client/server databases
  • Apply loads of practical examples that you can put to work for you today
  • Build your own dialog boxes and customized wizards

Synopsis:

With best-selling author Rob Krumm as your guide, you'll discover how to...
  • Build your own programs using the rich Access Basic programming language
  • Test code reliably and efficiently with Krumm's own foolproof methods
  • Deploy the power of SQL (Structured Query Language) to integrate multiple database sources
  • Harness the power of built-in Access features, such as OLE/DDE (Object Linking and Embedding/Dynamic Data Exchange) and Wizards that lead you step-by-step through many tasks
  • Create and distribute Access 97 applications by using the Microsoft Office 97 Developer Edition Tools (ODE Tools)

Synopsis:

Access 97 is finally out, and it has more than ever to offer even the most demanding database user. Find out just how much this popular program has to offer in Access 97 Programming For Windows For Dummies. This plain-English Access reference features in-depth, results-oriented coverage of all the newest Access capabilities.

If you've never programmed Access before, you'll find Access 97 Programming For Windows For Dummies not only a quick and thorough primer to get you up to speed, but also a long-term resource you'll turn to again and again as you expand the functionality, performance, and ease-of-use of the databases you program. Plus, the companion CD-ROM contains two bonus chapters and lots of sample source code used throughout the book.

With best-selling author Rob Krumm as your guide, you'll discover how to...

* Build your own programs using the rich Access Basic programming language

* Test code reliably and efficiently with Krumm's own foolproof methods

* Deploy the power of SQL (Structured Query Language) to integrate multiple database sources

* Harness the power of built-in Access features, such as OLE/DDE (Object Linking and Embedding/Dynamic Data Exchange) and Wizards that lead you step-by-step through many tasks

* Create and distribute Access 97 applications by using the Microsoft Office 97 Developer Edition Tools (ODE Tools)

Description:

System requirements for accompanying computer disc: PC with Windows 95; Microsoft Access 97; and a CD-ROM drive.

About the Author

About the Author Since 1983, Rob Krumm has written over 45 computer books, including the long-selling "Inside the Norton Utilities" series. A teacher as well as a programmer and analyst, he has developed a unique approach to teaching non-programmers how to master the skills and concepts needed to write their own programs.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: Building Blocks.

Chapter 1: Objects and Names.

Chapter 2: Your First Program.

Chapter 3: The SQL Story.

PART II: Educating Access.

Chapter 4: Making Smart Forms.

Chapter 5: Working with Lists.

Chapter 6: Data and Forms.

PART III: Controlling the Dialog.

Chapter 7: Making Your Own Dialog Boxes.

Chapter 8: Using Functions to Fill Lists.

Chapter 9: Printing, Reports, and Output.

PART IV: Active Controls and Objects.

Chapter 10: Controls and ActiveX.

Chapter 11: Controls and Objects.

PART V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 12: Top Ten Access 97 Programming Boo-Boos.

Chapter 13: Top Ten Access 97 Programming Tips.

Chapter 14: Top Ten Web Sites and Miscellaneous Tips.

PART VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: The Microsoft Office 97 Developer Edition Tools.

Appendix B: About the CD.

Index.

Hungry Minds End-User License Agreement.

Installation Instructions.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781568846965
Author:
Krumm, Robert
Author:
Krumm, Rob
Publisher:
For Dummies
Location:
Foster City, CA :
Subject:
Computers and computer technology
Subject:
Database Management - IBM Compatible
Subject:
Database Management - General
Subject:
Database Management - MSAccess
Subject:
Microsoft access (computer program)
Subject:
Database management
Subject:
Microsoft Windows (Computer file)
Subject:
Microsoft Access
Subject:
Microsoft Windows
Subject:
Desktop Applications - MS Access
Subject:
Database design
Subject:
Personal Computers-Desktop Applications-Databases
Copyright:
Edition Description:
CD
Series:
For Dummies (Computers)
Series Volume:
no. WQ-96-07
Publication Date:
January 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
414
Dimensions:
235.2 x 190 x 26.9 mm 26.24 oz

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"Synopsis" by , With best-selling author Rob Krumm as your guide, you'll discover how to...
  • Build your own programs using the rich Access Basic programming language
  • Test code reliably and efficiently with Krumm's own foolproof methods
  • Deploy the power of SQL (Structured Query Language) to integrate multiple database sources
  • Harness the power of built-in Access features, such as OLE/DDE (Object Linking and Embedding/Dynamic Data Exchange) and Wizards that lead you step-by-step through many tasks
  • Create and distribute Access 97 applications by using the Microsoft Office 97 Developer Edition Tools (ODE Tools)
"Synopsis" by , Access 97 is finally out, and it has more than ever to offer even the most demanding database user. Find out just how much this popular program has to offer in Access 97 Programming For Windows For Dummies. This plain-English Access reference features in-depth, results-oriented coverage of all the newest Access capabilities.

If you've never programmed Access before, you'll find Access 97 Programming For Windows For Dummies not only a quick and thorough primer to get you up to speed, but also a long-term resource you'll turn to again and again as you expand the functionality, performance, and ease-of-use of the databases you program. Plus, the companion CD-ROM contains two bonus chapters and lots of sample source code used throughout the book.

With best-selling author Rob Krumm as your guide, you'll discover how to...

* Build your own programs using the rich Access Basic programming language

* Test code reliably and efficiently with Krumm's own foolproof methods

* Deploy the power of SQL (Structured Query Language) to integrate multiple database sources

* Harness the power of built-in Access features, such as OLE/DDE (Object Linking and Embedding/Dynamic Data Exchange) and Wizards that lead you step-by-step through many tasks

* Create and distribute Access 97 applications by using the Microsoft Office 97 Developer Edition Tools (ODE Tools)

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