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Microsoft Access is NOT Dead and Neither is VBA

Microsoft Access is NOT Dead and Neither is VBA Catch my latest podcast on why Access is not dead! Episode 1: Introduction to the podcast Episode 2: More great examples of why Microsoft Access rocks for business Episode 3: Why Microsoft Access is NOT going away Episode 4: Best practices for Microsof [...]

2022-01-07T09:06:01-06:00August 17th, 2019|

Netherlands Access Developer Day 2019 – 14 September

Netherlands Access Developer Day 2019 – 14 September Access developer day is quickly approaching and you still have time to register and get a discount. It promises to be a great experience with the Access team and some of the brightest Access developers in the world. To register and learn more deta [...]

2021-06-11T05:32:18-05:00August 8th, 2019|

Catch my ‘Optimizing Microsoft Access with SQL Server’ Presentation

Catch my 'Optimizing Microsoft Access with SQL Server' Presentation Next week August 12, 13 and 14th I will be doing a different SQL Server PASS group each night in Iowa, it’s the perfect opportunity for you to catch my “Optimizing Access with SQL Server” presentation if you live nearby live and in [...]

2021-06-11T05:33:14-05:00August 6th, 2019|

Gotchas When Using Microsoft Access Runtime

Gotchas When Using Microsoft Access Runtime We've noticed more firms migrating over to Office365 and it's liberal policies of 5 licenses per user, but there are still instances were providing an office license is too expensive for a mission critical application, prompting many to use the Access runt [...]

2021-06-11T05:33:54-05:00July 19th, 2019|

Using OASIS-SVN and git for Access source code control

NOTE: I will be talking about this topic in depth in the upcoming Access and SQL Server monthly webinar on July 9th at 6:30 PM CDT. Register so that you can view the process live and ask questions!   As we work with several applications and sometime in a team, source code control is pretty impo [...]

2022-01-07T09:04:42-06:00July 2nd, 2019|

Using ADO Asynchronously in Microsoft Access to Speed up Forms

Using ADO Asynchronously in Microsoft Access to Speed up Forms Our presenter for the next meeting, on March 12th, is Ben Clothier.  Ben will talk to us about using ADO asynchronously in Access. Have you had scenarios where you need to load large amount of data but you don’t want to make users wait f [...]

2021-06-11T05:40:19-05:00March 10th, 2019|

Listen to the Microsoft Access Podcast Episode 1

Listen to the Microsoft Access Podcast Episode 1 I've launched a podcast focused exclusively on the business use cases of Access. I felt there was already plenty of technical information online but a real lack of great examples as to why Microsoft Access is an awesome alternative to other technologi [...]

2022-01-07T09:00:56-06:00March 6th, 2019|

Having Issues with MS Access Crashing? Try These Solutions First

Having Issues with MS Access Crashing? Try These Solutions First If your copy of Access is crashing please try the following strategies to get it stable again: Make sure your PC has the latest updates, including updates for Microsoft Office Verify your PC does not have a reboot pending after install [...]

2021-06-11T05:42:21-05:00February 28th, 2019|

Access with Microsoft SQL Server – Import Large Datasets Using SSIS

Access with Microsoft SQL Server – Import Large Datasets Using SSIS Dying with an Access Insert Query If you’ve ever tried to insert a large amount of records into SQL Server using an Access insert query, (15,000 records or more), you’re in for a long wait, were talking coffee break time here, (from [...]

2021-06-11T05:43:49-05:00February 7th, 2019|

Join Me For a Microsoft Access with SQL Server Academy Session

Join Me For a Microsoft Access with SQL Server Academy Session We kick off the new season of Access with SQL Server group meetings this year with three months of training: Introduction, Intermediate and Advanced topics on how to optimize Access with SQL Server. Part 1: Introduction On Tuesday Septem [...]

2021-06-11T05:48:32-05:00September 9th, 2018|
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