Whats a good book to learn Microsoft Access quickly?
Basically, when you think of a database application, you think of things like LAMP which is really four seperate programs (Linux, an operating system, Apache, a web server, MySQL, a database system, and PHP or Perl, both programming languages devised to make HTML) as part of the system. Access covers more than one of those bases… There’s the Tables/Query system which is basically like a graphical SQL server designed for the local user, then there’s the Forms and Reports which are like a graphical interface design program, and then there’s the Visual Basic for Applications Modules which provide a programing language that’s very similar to VB6. If you were to replace Access with Microsoft’s bigger products, you’d need an SQL Server to store and provide access to the data, .net Reporting Services to replace the reports, and then a .net programming language like C# or VB.net to provide the interface. My point is, that there’s a lot more to it than just knowing a programming langauge or j