Get expert design guidance and fully functional sample databases from John L. Viescas? popular author, consultant, and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Access. Designed for everyone from Access power users to application developers to beginners, this book focuses on five of the most common database types: Inventory Management, Membership, Customer Support/Event Tracking, Reservation Management, and Questionnaire/Statistical Analysis. For each, you?ll walk through usage scenarios, design considerations, typical problems, and multiple solutions, along with complete sample databases. You?ll examine the logic behind the table design for the application type and see how to use it as a template for quickly creating your own Access solutions. You get everything you need to design with confidence, avoid common pitfalls, and hit the ground running!
John L. Viescas is the author of Microsoft Office Access 2003 Inside Out and the top-selling Running Microsoft Access books from Microsoft Press. He is president of Viescas Consulting, Inc., a respected provider of database application design and editorial consulting services. He has been recognized by Microsoft Product Support Services as a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) every year since 1993 for his contributions to the community of Access users.