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Access 2003 Development Training

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30 Hours of training on CD
Free Access 2003 Book & Sample Code

Microsoft Access is a powerful, complex database application environment and requires an in-depth knowledge and insight in order to unleash its full development capability. Microsoft Access 2003 Development trainer, Alison Balter, is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on Access development. She has helped thousands of users and developers become proficient in database development and integration of Visual Basic applications with Access.

In this comprehensive Access 2003 development course, Alison provides developers with over 30 hours of instruction covering 322 topics including:

  • Multi-user and enterprise applications
  • Error handling
  • ActiveX controls
  • Winodws API
  • Access and the Internet
  • Security
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TrainerAccess 2003 Development Trainer & Book Author: Alison Balter
Alison Balter is a highly experienced independent trainer and consultant, specializing in Windows applications training and development. During her seventeen years in the computer industry, she has trained and consulted with many corporations and government agencies. Alison is a regular contributing columnist for Access/Office/Visual Basic Advisor as well as other computer publications. She is also a regular on the Access and Visual Basic national speaker circuit. She was also one of four speakers on the Microsoft Visual Basic/Visual Studio World Tour.

Course Outline - Access 2003 Development:

Includes: 15 CD-ROMs, Free Access 2003 book & sample code
Time: Approximately 30 hours of instructor-led training

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 1

1.0 Access as a Development Tool
1.1 Types of Applications You Can Develop in Access
1.2 Access as a Scalable Product
1.3 What Exactly is a Database?
1.4 Getting to Know the Database Objects
1.5 Object Naming Conventions
1.6 Hardware Requirements
1.7 How Do I Get Started Developing an Access Application?
2.0 What Every Developer Needs to Know About Tables
2.1 Building a New Table
2.2 Selecting the Appropriate Field Type for Your Data
2.3 Working with Field Properties
2.4 The All-Important Primary Key
2.5 Working with the Lookup Feature
2.6 Working with Table Properties
2.7 Using Indexes to Improve Performance
2.8 Access Tables and the Internet

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 2

1.0 Relationships: Your Key to Data Integrity
1.1 Why Relationships are Important
1.2 Introduction to Relational Database Design
1.3 Examining the Types of Relationships
1.4 Establishing Relationships
1.5 Establishing Referential Integrity
1.6 Looking at the Benefits of Relationships
1.7 Examining Indexes and Relationships
1.8 What Every Developer Needs to Know About Query Basics
1.9 Why Queries are Important
1.10 What is a Query and When Should You Use One?
1.11 Everything You Need to Know About Query Basics
1.12 Ordering Your Query Result
1.13 Refining Your Query with Criteria
1.14 Working with Dates in Criteria
1.15 Understanding How Query Results Can be Updated
1.16 Building Queries Based on Multiple Tables
1.17 Creating Calculated Fields
1.18 Getting Help from the Expression Builder
1.19 Summarizing Data with Totals Queries
1.20 Excluding Fields from the Output
1.21 Nulls and Query Results
1.22 Refining Your Queries with Field, Field List, and Query Properties
1.23 Building Parameter Queries: When You Don’t Know the Criteria at Design Time

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 3

1.0 What Every Developer Needs to Know About Forms
1.1 Why This Section is Important
1.2 Uses of Forms
1.3 Anatomy of a Form
1.4 Creating a New Form
1.5 Working with the Form Design Window
1.6 Selecting the Correct Control for the Job
1.7 Control Morphing
1.8 Conditional Formatting
1.9 What Form Properties Are Available and Why Use Them?
1.10 What Control Properties Are Available and Why Use Them?
2.0 What Every Developer Needs to Know About Forms – Beyond the Basics
2.1 Why This Section is Important
2.2 Bound, Unbound, and Calculated Controls
2.3 Using Expressions to Enhance Your Forms
2.4 The Command Button Wizards: Programming Without Typing
2.5 Building Forms Based on More Than One Table
2.6 Basing Forms on Queries: The Why and How
2.7 Access Forms and the Internet

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 4

1.1 What Every Developer Needs to Know About Reports
1.2 Why This Section is Important
1.3 Types of Reports Available
1.4 Anatomy of a Report
1.5 Creating a New Report
1.6 Working with the Report Design Window
1.7 Selecting the Correct Control for the Job
1.8 What Report Properties are Available and Why Use Them
1.9 What Control Properties are Available and Why Use Them
2.0 What Every Developer Needs to Know About Reports – Beyond the Basics
2.1 Why This Section is Important
2.2 Inserting Page Breaks
2.3 Unbound, Bound, and Calculated Controls
2.4 Using Expressions to Enhance Your Reports
2.5 Building Reports Based on More Than One Table
2.6 Working with Sorting and Grouping
2.7 Basing Reports on Stored Queries
2.8 Access Reports and the Internet

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 5

1.0 VBA: AN INTRODUCTION
1.1 Why this Section is Important
1.2 VBA Explained
1.3 What Are Access Class Modules, Standard Modules, Form Modules, and Report Modules?
1.4 Working with Variables
1.5 Adding Comments to Your Code
1.6 Using the Line Continuation Character
1.7 Using the VBA Control Structures
1.8 Passing Parameters and Returning Values
1.9 Executing Procedures from the Module Window
1.10 The DoCmd Object: Performing Macro Actions
1.11 Working with Built-In Functions
1.12 Working with Constants
1.13 Tools for Working in the Visual Basic Editor
1.14 Customizing the VBE
2.0 Objects, Properties, Methods, and Events
2.1 Why This Section is Important
2.2 Understanding Objects, Properties, Events, and Methods
2.3 Using the Object Browser to Learn About Access's Objects
2.4 Referring to Objects
2.5 Properties and Methods Made Easy
2.6 Declaring and Assigning Object Variables
2.7 Understanding the Differences Between Objects and Collections
2.8 Passing Objects to Subroutines and Functions
2.9 Determining the Type of a Control
3.0 Special Properties That Refer to Objects
3.1 Understanding Access's Object Model

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 6

1.0 Advanced Form Techniques
1.1 Why This Section is Important
1.2 What are the Form Events
1.3 What are the Section and Control Events
1.4 What Types of Forms Can I Create
1.5 Using Built-in Dialogs
1.6 Adding Menus, Toolbars, and Shortcut Menus
1.7 Taking Advantage of Filtering Techniques
1.8 Including Objects from Other Applications
1.9 Switching a Form’s Record Source
1.10 Power Combo and List Box Techniques
1.11 Power Subform Techniques
1.12 Synchronizing a Form with Its Underlying Recordset
1.13 Creating Custom Properties and Methods

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 7

1.0 Advanced Report Techniques
1.1 Why This Section Is Important
1.2 Events Available for Reports and When to Use Them
1.3 Order of Events for Reports
1.4 Events Available for Report Sections and When to Use Them
1.5 Programmatically Manipulating Report Sections
1.6 Special Report Properties
1.7 Controlling the Printer
1.8 Practical Examples of Report Events and Properties

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 8

1.1 Advanced Query Techniques
1.2 Why This Section is Important
1.3 Action Queries
1.4 Special Query Properties
1.5 Optimizing Queries
1.6 Crosstab Queries
1.7 Outer Joins
1.8 Self Joins
1.9 Understanding SQL
1.10 Union Queries
1.11 Pass-through Queries
1.12 The Propagation of Nulls and Query Results
1.13 Subqueries
1.14 Using SQL to Update Data
1.15 Using SQL for Data Definition
1.16 Using the Result of a Function as the Criteria for a Query
1.17 Passing Parameter Query Values from a Form
1.18 Jet 4.0 ANSI-92 Extensions
2.0 Advanced VBA Techniques
2.1 Why This Section is Important
2.2 What are User-defined Types, and Why Would You Use Them
2.3 Working with Constants
2.4 Working with Arrays
2.5 Advanced Function Techniques

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 9

1.0 Exploiting the Power of Class Modules
1.1 Exploring the Benefits of Class Modules
1.2 Object Orientation - An Introduction
1.3 Creating and Using a Class Module
1.4 Creating Multiple Class Instances
1.5 The Initialize and Terminate Events
1.6 Working with Enumerated Types
1.7 Building Hierarchies of Classes
1.8 Adding a Parent Property to Classes
1.9 The Implements Keyword
1.10 Working with Custom Collections
1.11 Adding Your Own Events
1.12 Practical Examples: Class Modules
1.13 Summary
2.0 What Are ActiveX Data Objects and Data Access Objects, and Why Are They Important?
2.1 Why This Section Is Important
2.2 Using ActiveX Data Objects Versus Data Access Objects
2.3 Examining the ActiveX Data Object Model
2.4 Understanding ADO Recordset Types
2.5 Working with ADO Recordset Properties and Methods
2.6 Modifying Table Data Using ADO Code
2.7 Creating and Modifying Database Objects Using ADO Code

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 10

1.0 Debugging: Your Key to Successful Development
1.1 Why This Section Is Important
1.2 Avoiding Bugs
1.3 Harnessing the Power of the Immediate Window
1.4 Invoking the Debugger
1.5 Using Breakpoints to Troubleshoot
1.6 Stepping Through Code
1.7 Setting the Next Statement to Execute
1.8 Using the Calls Window
1.9 Working with the Locals Window
1.10 Working with Watch Expressions
1.11 Continuing Execution After a Runtime Error
1.12 Looking At Gotchas with the Immediate Window
1.13 Using Assertions
1.14 Debugging Tips
2.0 Error Handling: Preparing for the Inevitable
2.1 Why This Section Is Important
2.2 Implementing Error Handling
2.3 Using On Error Statements
2.4 Using Resume Statements
2.5 Clearing an Error
2.6 Examining the Cascading Error Effect
2.7 Using the Err Object
2.8 Raising an Error
2.9 Using the Errors Collection
2.10 Creating a Generic Error Handler
2.11 Preventing Your Own Error Handling from Being Invoked
2.12 Creating a Call Stack
2.13 Building a Custom Error Handler Class
2.14 Working with Error Events
2.15 Creating a List of Error Codes and Description

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 11

1.0 OPTIMIZING YOUR APPLICATION
1.1 Why This Section Is Important
1.2 Introducing Optimization
1.3 Modifying Hardware and Software Configurations
1.4 What Jet 3.5 Did to Improve Performance
1.5 Understanding What Jet 4.0 Does to Improve Performance
1.6 Letting the Performance Analyzer Determine Problem Areas
1.7 Designing Tables to Optimize Performance
1.8 Designing Queries to Optimize Performance
1.9 Making Coding Changes to Improve Performance
1.10 Designing Forms and Reports to Improve Performance
2.0 A STRATEGY FOR DEVELOPING ACCESS APPLICATIONS
2.1 Why This Section Is Important
2.2 Splitting Databases into Tables and Other Objects
2.3 Basing a Form or Report on a Tab, Query, or SQL Statement
2.4 Understanding the Access Runtime Engine
2.5 Using an EXE versus Access Database: What It Means to You
2.6 Understanding the Importance of Securing Your Database
2.7 Using Access as a Front End
3.0 USING EXTERNAL DATA
3.1 Why This Section Is Important
3.2 Importing, Linking, and Opening Files: When and Why
3.3 Importing External Data
3.4 Creating a Link to External Data
3.5 Opening an External Table
3.6 Understanding Windows Registry Settings
3.7 Using the Jet OLEDB:Link Provider String
3.8 Working with Passwords
3.9 Refreshing and Removing Links
3.10 Working with SharePoint Team Services
3.11 Looking at Special Considerations
3.12 Troubleshooting
3.13 Looking at Performance Considerations and Links
3.14 Working with HTML Documents
4.0 Developing Multiuser and Enterprise Applications
4.1 Why This Section is Important
4.2 Options Available with MultiUser Applications
4.3 Access’s Locking Mechanisms
4.4 Client/Server Applications
4.5 Knowing When to Switch to the Client/Server Model
4.6 Client/Server Terminology

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 12

1.0 USING ACTIVEX CONTROLS
1.1 Why this Section is Important
1.2 Incorporating ActiveX Controls in Access 2002
1.3 Setting Properties of an ActiveX Control at Design Time
1.4 Coding Events of an ActiveX Control
1.5 Using the Calendar Control
1.6 Using the UpDown Control
1.7 Using the StatusBar Control
1.8 Using the Common Dialog Control
1.9 Using the Rich Textbox Control
1.10 Using the TabStrip Control
1.11 Using the ImageList Control
1.12 Licensing and Distribution Issues
2.0 AUTOMATION: COMMUNICATING WITH OTHER APPLICATIONS
2.1 Why This Section Is Important
2.2 Defining Some Automation Terms
2.3 Declaring an Object Variable to Reference Your Application
2.4 Creating an Automation Object
2.5 Manipulating an Automation Object
2.6 Early Binding Versus Late Binding
2.7 Controlling Excel from Access
2.8 Closing an Excel Automation Object
2.9 Creating a Graph from Access
2.10 Controlling Word from Access
2.11 Controlling PowerPoint from Access
2.12 Automating Outlook from Access
2.13 Controlling Access from Other Applications

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 13

1.0 EXPLOITING THE POWER OF THE WINDOWS API
1.1 Why This Section Is Important
1.2 Declaring an External Function to the Compiler
1.3 Working with Constants and Types
1.4 Calling DLL Functions: Important Issues
1.5 Using API Functions
2.0 PUBLISHING DATA ON THE WEB
2.1 Why This Section is Important
2.2 Saving Database Objects as HTML
2.3 Linking to HTML files
2.4 Importing HTML Files
2.5 Creating Data Access Pages
2.6 Modifying Data Access Page Properties
2.7 Customizing the Record Navigation Control
2.8 Grouping Records on a Data Access Page
2.9 Creating Scripts Behind the Events of Objects on a Data Access Page

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 14

1.0 DATABASE SECURITY MADE EASY
1.1 Why This Section Is Important
1.2 Implementing Share-Level Security: Establishing a Database Password
1.3 Encrypting a Database
1.4 Establishing User-Level Security
1.5 Securing VBA Code with a Password
1.6 Providing an Additional Level of Security: Creating an MDE
1.7 Securing a Database Without Requiring Users to Log On
1.8 Looking at Special Issues
2.0 ADVANCED SECURITY TECHNIQUES
2.1 Why This Section Is Important
2.2 Maintaining Groups Using Code
2.3 Using Code to Maintain Users
2.4 Listing All Groups and Users
2.5 Working with Passwords
2.6 Assigning and Revoking Permissions to Objects Using Code
2.7 Encrypting a Database Using Code
2.8 Accomplishing Field-Level Security Using Queries
2.9 Prohibiting Users and Groups from Creating Objects
2.10 Accomplishing Prohibited Tasks by Logging On as a Different User
2.11 Securing Client/Server Applications
2.12 Security and Replication
2.13 Implementing Security with SQL
2.14 DAO and Security
2.15 Choosing Between ADOX, SQL, and DAO

ACCESS 2003 DEVELOPMENT - LEVEL 15

1.0 DOCUMENTING YOUR APPLICATION
1.1 Why This Section Is Important
1.2 Preparing Your Application to Be Self-Documenting
1.3 Using the Database Documenter
1.4 Object Dependencies
1.5 Writing Code to Create Your Own Documentation
2.0 MAINTAINING YOUR APPLICATION
2.1 Why This Section Is Important
2.2 Compacting Your Database
2.3 Backing Up a Database
2.4 Converting an Access Database
2.5 Detecting Broken References
3.0 DISTRIBUTING YOUR APPLICATION
3.1 Why This Section Is Important
3.2 The Packaging Wizard
3.3 Distributing with a Full Copy of Access
3.4 Differences Between the Full and Runtime Versions
3.5 Preparing Your Application for Runtime Distribution
3.6 Additional Issues

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