Tag Archives: Access

Off-Shoring

The few people who come here must be thinking “What kind of burr does Dick have up his <butt> ??”  And they’d be right to wonder. One of the other things that has happened to me recently was a request … Continue reading

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How Can I Miss You If You Won’t Go Away?

This summer we have had the unbridled joy of having our Grandkids move in with us (G6 and B4).  Despite the sadness of a failed marriage for my son, with his kids coming here, (for logistical reasons only), we are working with their Mom … Continue reading

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This Is Cool !!

Earlier this week I was working with one of my users on the final adjstments to a new version of their Access database in Access 2010 using Access Services.   The user mentioned that a Combo-Box was too narrow to show … Continue reading

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Access 2010 Runtime Ships

The Access 2010 Runtime is now available for download and use: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=57a350cd-5250-4df6-bfd1-6ced700a6715&displaylang=en This means we can start doing Access 2010 Apps right now.  And with the availabiltiy of http://www.AccessHosting.com this means that we can start selling solutions using Access 2010 and … Continue reading

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Making Conversion Easy

Some time ago I wrote a comment here about the future automation story in Access will move toward Access Macros and away from VBA.   I am even more convinced of that than I was then – but I am still not … Continue reading

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Access Hosting Now Makes Sense

One of the things I have always thought would help me expand my business was the idea of Hosting apps on a server of my own.  I think that Access 2010 with Access Services will open up this as a … Continue reading

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Converted Large Access App to Hybrid

I haven’t been here for a while – busy, busy and since we are in that gray area between the announcement of a new version and the actual shipping of it there isn’t much reason to spend a lot of … Continue reading

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Access Services Work(s) II

I have now run this new Access Services application BOTH using a Terminal Services Session AND from my Native machine here in the Great Whote North connected using a VPN to the SharePoint Server in Seattle and the performance is … Continue reading

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Access Services Work(s) !!

It’s been a while since I’ve posted and I apologize to anyone who might give sh*t about that fact :-)… The main reason for that is that I have been BUSY.  That’s a really good thing considering that things have … Continue reading

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A Long Thread

This may or may not be very interesting to anyone – but it’s my blog and I guess I can say what I want :-). But then again maybe these thoughts will get you all thinking about the potential impact of everything we … Continue reading

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