CHAPTER 6RAD Development forSQL Server 2000/2005 Express

One of the major advantages of Microsoft Access for developers and power users has long been the ability of Access to act as a Rapid Application Development (RAD) environment when working with SQL Server. This chapter looks at working with SQL Server as the back-end data store. We will look at upsizing to SQL Server 2000 or SQL Server 2005 Express Edition and have a look at some of the other features available as part of the SQL Server 2005 Express product including Reporting Services. Chapter 7 looks at working with SQL Server 2005 Express in more detail.

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