This is an amazing article.
Yes, I fully agree– I think that Microsoft is lightyears and decades ahead of their competitors.
What Microsoft offers in Access Data Projects- it is the same thing that they offered in 1999, thirteen years ago- and I’ve yet to see it from ANY Microsoft development platform.
ACCESS JUST WORKS. It’s the best tool for most jobs. Right click SORT and Right-click FILTER are built in. I’ve never seen a single end user application perform as well as what I can build with Microsoft Access- 3 times faster than Web Developers.
And it performs better. Hundreds of thousands of records with unlimited drilldown.
Microsoft Access Data Projects kick ass!
“Microsoft has been beating the speech and text recognition drums for decades, only to see Siri, a quirky, accent-fussy smart agent (there’s a term you probably haven’t seen in a while) steal any and all thunder that Microsoft had even thought of years before, but not in a mobile context,” Miller wrote, referring to Siri on the Apple iPhone 4S. Here, then-Microsoft Vice President of Automotive Technology Dick Brass uses Microsoft Voice Command on a Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC on Nov. 3, 2003.
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