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I'm relatively new and am well below expert level in msaccess, but I'm
learning. My question is about a statement someone made in a post I
read recently. The person said "anyone using Microsoft Access in the
year 2007 should be using Access Data Projects"
Could someone tell me what Access Data Projects is and whether you
agree or disagree with this statement?
Thanks.

May 29 '07 #1
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rinmanb70 wrote:
I'm relatively new and am well below expert level in msaccess, but I'm
learning. My question is about a statement someone made in a post I
read recently. The person said "anyone using Microsoft Access in the
year 2007 should be using Access Data Projects"
Could someone tell me what Access Data Projects is and whether you
agree or disagree with this statement?
Thanks.
ADPs are a flawed experiment from MS in which you connect more directly to a SQL
Server (and ONLY a SQL Server) back end. They had some promise, but have lots
of problems that MS is apparently not planning on fixing.

Since Acess 2000 if you go to the file - new menu you have the choice of MDB or
ADP.

The person to which you are likely referring is a troll who gets his jollies
disaparaging MDBs and saying that ADPs are the solution to every problem.
Apparently a disgruntled former MS contract worker.

--
Rick Brandt, Microsoft Access MVP
Email (as appropriate) to...
RBrandt at Hunter dot com

May 29 '07 #2

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Thanks Rick..

May 29 '07 #3

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Baz
Rick is correct in that ADP's do have problems, but they are nonetheless
usable. I've found workarounds for every problem I've encountered with
ADP's and delivered a number of big ADP applications to various customers
over the past few years. I like ADP's.

However, the answer to the question you pose is that NO-ONE should now be
starting new developments using ADP's, because Microsoft has lost interest
in them and they are going nowhere. If you see anything to the contrary
posted by Aaron Kempf, ignore it - he is an idiot. Beware that he is now
apparently impersonating other, non-idiot posters in these newsgroups, which
tells you everything you need to know about him.

"rinmanb70" <em**********@gmail.comwrote in message
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I'm relatively new and am well below expert level in msaccess, but I'm
learning. My question is about a statement someone made in a post I
read recently. The person said "anyone using Microsoft Access in the
year 2007 should be using Access Data Projects"
Could someone tell me what Access Data Projects is and whether you
agree or disagree with this statement?
Thanks.

May 30 '07 #4

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I appreciate it Baz.

May 30 '07 #5

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