Access 97 Programming for Windows for Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 14, 1997 - Computers - 414 pages
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Access 97 is finally out, and it has more than ever to offer even the most demanding database user. Find out just how much this popular program has to offer in Access 97 Programming For Windows For Dummies. This plain-English Access reference features in-depth, results-oriented coverage of all the newest Access capabilities.

If you've never programmed Access before, you'll find Access 97 Programming For Windows For Dummies not only a quick and thorough primer to get you up to speed, but also a long-term resource you'll turn to again and again as you expand the functionality, performance, and ease-of-use of the databases you program. Plus, the companion CD-ROM contains two bonus chapters and lots of sample source code used throughout the book.

With best-selling author Rob Krumm as your guide, you'll discover how to...
* Build your own programs using the rich Access Basic programming language
* Test code reliably and efficiently with Krumm's own foolproof methods
* Deploy the power of SQL (Structured Query Language) to integrate multiple database sources
* Harness the power of built-in Access features, such as OLE/DDE (Object Linking and Embedding/Dynamic Data Exchange) and Wizards that lead you step-by-step through many tasks
* Create and distribute Access 97 applications by using the Microsoft Office 97 Developer Edition Tools (ODE Tools)

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Contents

Introduction
1
Building Blocks
9
Your First Program
39
Copyright

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About the Author Since 1983, Rob Krumm has written over 45 computer books, including the long-selling "Inside the Norton Utilities" series. A teacher as well as a programmer and analyst, he has developed a unique approach to teaching non-programmers how to master the skills and concepts needed to write their own programs.

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