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The Perfect Storm

For years I have been arguing that the combination of Excel and Access is the strongest “story” in Microsoft Office – and the most ignored.  I have used these two products together and separately to deliver solution after solution that … 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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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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