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MS Access Applications

Microsoft Access, also known as Microsoft Office Access, is a powerful database management system from Microsoft that combines the relational Microsoft Jet Database Engine with a graphical user interface and software-development tools. It is a member of the Microsoft Office suite of applications, included in the Professional and higher editions or sold separately.

Although Microsoft Access stores data in its own format based on the Access Jet Database Engine it can also connect to external databases and transition to SQL server with ease. It can also import or link directly to data stored in other applications and databases, and works simply by default with all office products.

Software developers and data architects can use Microsoft Access to develop application software, and "power users" can use it to build software applications. Like other Office applications, Access is supported by Visual Basic for Applications, an object-oriented programming language that can reference a variety of objects including DAO (Data Access Objects), ActiveX Data Objects, and many other ActiveX components. Visual objects used in forms and reports expose their methods and properties in the VBA programming environment, and VBA code modules may declare and call Windows operating-system functions.

ScottDatabases.com team of developers are experts in developing in MS Access and can help you to decide if the benefits of developing in MS Access are beneficial for your project vs. building in another .Net/SQL format.