Tag Archives: Office 2010

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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I’m An Access Services TV Star !!

My big Channel 9 Debut has been posted with me looking like Im praying on the still. It’s ALL about Access Services: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/access/archive/2010/07/20/the-access-show-developing-access-2010-hybrid-apps-with-dick-moffat.aspx I’d like to thank the Access gang (Todd Haugen, Steve Greenberg and Ryan McMinn and the rest … Continue reading

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See My Post on PowerPivotPro.com

I wrote a doc about using CUBE functions in Excel to query PowerPivot Data and decided to give it to Rob Collie at PowerPivotPro to post as Rob is doing a great job of promoting PowerPivot and I wanted to … 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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Client/Server Finally – But Too Late ?

I had a long coffee today with my friend Chuck who is another Access developer.  It was an opportunity to show him the SharePoint story in Access 2010. So I connected using my 3G Aircard at the Tim Horton’s, and … Continue reading

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PowerPivot and Access Services Tables

It’s been a long time since I’ve Blogged about PowerPivot.  That is not for lack of interest but moreso for lack of time and also because it has taken me a while to get my head around where PowerPivot will … 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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