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Access 2007 and 2010 Running on the iPad

This video will introduce you to our Remote Desktop hosting service which allows you to run legacy Access applications in the cloud WITHOUT MODIFICATION. In many ways the Apple iPad is the perfect client for running your Access Database. If … Continue reading

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Access 2013 Preview Now Available for Download

Microsoft is making a public preview of Access 2013 and the entire Office 2013 suite available for download at

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The Future of Access Hosting and Microsoft Access On The Web

We have been spending quite a bit of time in the lab over the last few months architecting features for the next version of our hosting services. We would like to take this opportunity to share a few thoughts around … Continue reading

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Access 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1

We have been busy testing the latest Service Pack for SharePoint 2010 and Access 2010 and will be making this upgrade available to our customers in the near future. In the meantime we thought it would be useful to review … Continue reading

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Demystifying currentwebuser(x)

As many of you know currentwebuser(x) can be used inside your Access Web Database as follows: 0 gives current user’s member ID. 1 gives current user’s display name. 2 gives current user’s login name 3 gives current user’s e-mail address. … Continue reading

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Tell us how you use Access Web Databases and get a FREE copy of the Access 2010 Programmers Reference

We love hearing how our customers are solving real world business problems using Access Web Databases – so we decided a giveaway was in order. Simply drop us a note via a support ticket at that includes some details … Continue reading

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Important Tip: Queries and the size of your Access 2010 Web database

This blog post is a follow up to a very important post/question: How much SharePoint 2010 storage will my Access application consume ? Unfortunately, there is still no way to figure out how much space your local Access 2010 database will … Continue reading

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Screencast Organizer Template now on

Great news – the screencast tutorial web database that we developed to help organize our Access 2010, SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 tutorials has been accepted as a direct download from Microsoft. Access 2010 users can now go to the … Continue reading

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Get an Access Database on the web in less than 5 minutes

How it Works When you publish a web database, Access Services creates a SharePoint site that contains the database. Every database you publish will have it’s own unique URL (i.e. All of the database tables, forms, reports and queries … Continue reading

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Charting inside Access Web Databases using SharePoint 2010

This tutorial walks through the process of creating an Access Web Database, connecting tables in that database to a SharePoint Chart Web Part, and then incorporating that chart back inside an Access 2010 Web Form:

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Access Hosting – New Features for 2011

Access Hosting 2011 – New Year, New Features: As part of our ongoing effort to provide the most feature complete implementation of Access Services on SharePoint 2010 we are introducing a series of enhancements to our hosting service for 2011. … Continue reading

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