HUG Access SIG Meeting 6:30 pm, August 21, 2013, at JCCC, Regnier Center
- 3rd Floor, RC 353

Beginning Presentation: Access 2013 and Windows 8
Presenter: Jim Watkins, Jr.

It’s ALL about Access 2013 and Windows 8 on a Microsoft Surface Pro.

Learn how to build a database from scratch in Access 2013. How to determine the kind of database you want to create. What is the difference between a web database and a desktop database? Search for other Database templates. How can I get the latest Northwind database from Microsoft? Can I save it to my SkyDrive? What does the Northwind database look like in this environment?

Answer all these questions and more…..

Jim Watkins is a senior developer for Heritage Computer Consulting & Services, Inc. HCCS is a 22 year old Computer Consulting firm located in Overland Park, Kansas specializing in providing custom solutions to real world challenges for their clients.

 

Advanced Presentation: Attaching Photos and Information Mapping

 

Presenter: Steve Ruvolo

 

This presentation will show how to attach Photographs to a record in a database using two different methods, “Attachment” and “File Path”. The second part will show how to use already formatted addresses to show the location on BING Live or on GOOGLE Maps.

 

Steve is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University. His first job was as an Industrial Engineer for J&L Steel Company in Pittsburgh Pa. As such he developed a Computer Simulation Model of the Steel making Process using 80 column punch cards on an IBM 360 computer. This was after failing every computer course he ever took in college.

 

His next job was running the Family Business, Tasty Bread products INC.

His first move as president was to install an IBM System 32 Computer, with the stipulation that IBM teach him how to program the machine. The language at that time was RPG2. Tasty bread could not afford to hire Computer personnel. Steve wrote A/P, A/R, Inventory, Order Entry and Product Costing software for that system. Soon after that IBM came out with the first PC utilizing real Floppy Disks. Steve learned Microsoft Access 1.0 because it was much faster to develop programs on the PC than in PRG2.

 

Steve has been employed part time by the Lenexa Police Department for the last ten years. He develops systems to extract information from their various databases to send to other Agencies and software platforms. He works as a DBA and as a Web Designer as well as developing Access Programs.

 

Drawing: Microsoft Access 2013 Step by Step by Joyce Cox and Joan Lambert. The smart way to learn Microsoft Access 2013 --one step at a time!

 

Give-away drawing for HUG members only. Sponsored by: Heritage Computer Consulting & Services, Inc.

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