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Moving MS Access Desktop Apps to the Web with Alpha Five v9

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  • Moving MS Access Desktop Apps to the Web with Alpha Five v9

    Friday, December 12, 2008
    Going from an MS Access Desktop Application to a Web Application. How can this be done?

    You have an existing MS Access Desktop Application and you want to have a Web Application to replace it. Can this be done?

    We are getting more and more of these requests daily. So we hired a technical author to write a white paper on the topic.

    Moving an MS Access database Application to the Web with Alpha Five v9

    Firstly, let’s briefly cover why you may want to seriously consider moving your MS Application to the web. It turns out that the web provides a number of very compelling reasons for doing this. We will list the key reasons in bullet form:

    * Once the application has been moved to the web, any authorized user can log onto the application from anywhere in the world. Also different permissions and usage privileges can be assigned based on the logon.
    * Users just need to use their web browser (it does not matter if it is IE, Firefox, Google Chrome, Netscape or Safari.)
    * Users don’t have to install any software on their computer
    * Users can run the application from any Windows, Linux, Apple Mac computer or even from an Iphone or any Smartphone with a browser, such as the new Android class of phones (the T-Mobile G1 is an example of this)

    For more on this topic check out http://downloads.techrepublic.com.co...x?docid=353589

    In addition, while “first” generation web applications were often a bit slow, the AJAX technology embedded into Alpha Five v9 allows web applications built in Alpha Five to be very fast and offer a smooth “desktop like” experience to the users.

    In this white paper, you will learn how to move a Microsoft Access desktop application to the Web with Alpha Five. You'll see how easy it can be, and when you're done you'll understand the process well enough to undertake it yourself.

    To get a pre-publication version of the white paper email [email protected] and we will get you the whitepaper right away.
    Richard Rabins
    Co Chairman
    Alpha Software
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