Microsoft Access – Save Programming Time and Cost With A Technique For Writing Less Programming Code

You are probably writing more Microsoft Access programming code then you need to. This means wasted coding time, more code maintenance and possible debugging. This article applies to all versions of Microsoft Access, not just Access 2007, but many new features of Access 2007 allow you to do zero coding to do tasks such as bulk emails, form control resizing, scheduling tasks, date picking, formatting, etc. I have reviewed tens of thousands of lines of programmers’ code, not just in Access 2007, and have found that many lines of code are being written in areas where much less code was

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Why is There a Cost on Automation Programming Software?

One topic often debated is why there is a cost on automation programming software? Automation programming software is an expensive tool and is cleverly licensed so each installation needs its own product key, but why should there be a cost for this tool? As a PLC programmer keeping up to date with the amount of revisions and different packages is a real headache especially when the next job is un-known. I am sure that PLC programming software is expensive to develop in comparison to the units sold, but does it really justify the cost? Not forgetting it is only compatible

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