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Product Review: Access 2003 Conversion Toolkit

Danny J. Lesandrini





Danny Lesandrini predicts that in the year 2010 we’re going to look back and decide that the release of the Microsoft Access


2003 Conversion Toolkit was the most significant event of the decade for Access consultants. Danny explains (along with


comments from Jon Sigler, Group Program Manager for Microsoft Access) why, if you plan to make your living delivering Microsoft Access applications, you owe it to yourself to consider the Conversion Toolkit's place in your practice.


Definition of Insanity

Peter Vogel





A definition of insanity is “Doing the same thing over and over again while expecting to get a different result.” Peter curses his


cat and describes a client within these parameters.


Access Interfaces: Building Explorer-style Forms

Rebecca Riordan





This month, Rebecca Riordan looks at the surprisingly simple process of implementing an Explorer-style form architecture using


the TreeView component that’s part of the Windows XP Common Control Library.


Visual Basic .NET Development for Access Developers

Rick Dobson





Face it: .NET is coming (if it’s not already here for you). The faster you learn it, the faster you can benefit from it. This month,


Rick Dobson tackles the topic of how to make VB.NET play with Access databases.


Access Answers: Stupid Date Tricks + Sounds Good to Me

Doug Steele



Access Answers


This month, Doug Steele talks about how to play MP3 files from your Access application, as well as showing a useful formula to


use with date calculations.

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