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Title:
Access 2000 programming for dummies
Author:
Krumm, Rob, 1951-
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Publication Information:
Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xx, 433 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.).
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780764505652
Format :
Book

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Summary

If the thought of programming databases casts a dark shadow on your soul, then let this book light up your life. Whether or not you've gone through the programming wringer before, Access 2000 Programming For Dummies clues you in to simpler ways to produce dynamic databases and applications. Uncover the secrets of professional database development and let this book reveal the many added features of Access 2000 that you'll quickly be taking advantage of.

Step up to the unlimited possibilities of such Access features as SQL (Structured Query Language), OLE/DDE (Object Linking and Embedding/Dynamic Data Exchange), and wizards, and discover all your programming options. Best-selling author Rob Krumm shows you how to do everything from building your own programs by using Access 2000 to building supercharged database applications by using ActiveX controls and SQL statements. Krumm also shares his personal methods for error-free code testing, and he's included an entire CD of sample code.

Stop wondering what would make your Access programming easier and pick up Access 2000 Programming For Dummies to discover the quickest way to get your databases up to speed.


Author Notes

Rob Krumm has written 47 books on computers and software since 1983, including Access 97 Programming for Windows? For Dummies?, and has contributed to such publications as the San Francisco Chronicle, PC World, and InfoWorld. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional specializing in Microsoft Office and SQL.


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 Forms Smarter
Chapter 5 Don't Type -- Make 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 Active Server Pages
Chapter 11 ActiveX
Part V The Part of Tens
Chapter 12 Top Ten Programming Tips
Part VI Appendix
Appendix: About the CD
Index. Hungry Minds End-User License Agreement
Installation Instructions
Book Registration Information