Part VII: Advanced Access Programming Techniques
In This Part
Chapter 27: Accessing Data with VBA Code
Chapter 28: Advanced Data Access with VBA
Chapter 29: Integrating Access and SQL Server
Chapter 30: Customizing the Ribbon
Chapter 31: Preparing Your Access Application for Distribution
The chapters in this part cover issues that concern professional database developers, including customization of the Access Ribbon interface, accessing external data with VBA, integrating with SQL Server databases, and distributing Access application.
Many developers may never need to use the capabilities described in this part. However, it's important not to overlook the capabilities provided by a system like Access.
Each version of Access has extended previous capabilities as an enterprise development platform while introducing new features geared to true professional client-server applications. Part VII takes you on a tour of some of the high-end features provided by Access so that you not only know they're there, but also have a blueprint for using these capabilities in your own applications.