Peter Norton's Guide to Access 2000 Programming provides a bridge between Access 2000 as an efficient front-end development tool and the intricate world of Visual Basic programming. It is intended to offer the necessary tools for managing information in all levels of business from large offices to entrepreneurs and consultants. Not only does this book address Access 2000 programming in a clear style full of illustrations and examples, it also presents four case studies of complete database applications development. Each case relates to a different use for databases ranging from a straightforward data storage and retrieval system to a complex decision support system with dynamic Web pages.
Peter Norton?s name is internationally synonymous with PC expertise. His group has created a best-selling suite of utilities that includes the Norton Utilities, Norton Anti-Virus, Norton Desktop, and Norton pcANYWHERE. Some of these technologies have been incorporated into Windows 95 system tools. Among his titles published with SAMS are Complete Guide to DOS 6.22, Inside the PC, & Complete Guide to Access 97 Programming. Virginia Andersen is a free-lance writer and consultant who has developed several information management systems for government agencies and engineering companies over the past 13 years, using many versions of Access, dBASE and Paradox database applications. Some of these actual databases serve as models for the cases illustrated in the book. She has written or contributed to over 25 computer books, 15 of which were devoted to database management applications. She was the co-author of Peter Norton's Complete Guide to Access 97 Programming.