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6 Basic Principles to Building a Better Database

The way you build the database plays a large role in how users interact with a database. Fortunately, you don’t have to be a database expert to build a nearly perfect database for you and your users. The way you build your database is going to determine how successful it is. Access makes it easy to design databases, even if you are not a developer. Like a developer, you need to know what the customer’s expectations are, but that is only the beginning The following six principles will...

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5 Best Practices for Access Developers

Developing for any app can be time consuming and problematic. Access is no exception. These five best practices will help you create more stable and user friendly databases for your users.  Access developers certainly have their work cut out for them. Access has a reputation for being difficult to use. The truth is that Access can be just as effective and easy to use as more expensive databases. It’s all about how the databases are designed. The following five best practices will help...

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How to Work with Access in Your Excel

Access and Excel have a lot in common. If you do not have Access on a computer, you can import your data into Excel so that you can work with your data. You can also link Excel workbooks to your database so that your worksheets are always up to date. Many companies choose to use Microsoft Access for their databases. This can be a great solution for smaller projects, but there is a potential problem with it. Companies usually will not get enough licenses to put Access on every computer. As...

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