One of the best things about writing a book is finishing it and
getting to thank all of the other people who
Access 2003 is the
Of course, we each have our own support system as well. Mike's
consists of his wife Dana and his wonderful
Susan thanks Mike Gunderloy for agreeing to take on the project at the last minute and to Stephanie McComb at Que for contacting me about the book. Thanks to The Cobb Group for changing the focus of my career. Mostly, I thank my family for helping me to work from home in my socks and sweatshirt.
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Maybe you picked this book up because you already know you want
to learn about Access, Microsoft's
As we said, Access is a
. What does that
mean? You'll learn more in this book, but for now, think of Access
as a handy place to store and organize things. You can store almost
Databases are used by everyone from grandmothers to major
corporations. If you've never used a database before, don't worry.
Access is the friendliest and