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SQL for Microsoft Access, 2nd Edition by Neal A. Berkowitz, Cecelia L. Allison

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Chapter 15Integrating SQL Script into ASP Code

Introduction

When you start writing web pages you generally begin with basic HTML (Hypertext Markup Language). You can write the HTML either directly or through a web page development program, but the net effect is that you get text-based code that your browser knows how to interpret. The biggest problem with HTML is that it can only be used to display static data. It cannot be used to extract data from a database. To get past this minor inadequacy (and to have more dynamic content), Microsoft introduced the concept of Active Server Pages. ASP code is not just static information. It can be used to do different things depending upon user actions and, more important, it can be used to access data from ...

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