Microsoft employees donate $72M in 2007

I just noticed this article. Pretty cool. http://biz.yahoo.com/bizj/071102/1545799.html?.v=1 I did stand in a cold outdoor line for 15 minutes to see Mr. Clinton but was told the room filled up. BTW – I hope the msn guys don’t mind me pointing to a yahoo page :-).

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UK Access User Group National Seminar

Sorry–it has been a while since I have posted anything. Zac and team have been getting lots of great content posted on the Access team blog lately and I have been swamped with the next release work. Any ways, years ago I presented at the UK Access User Group National Seminar–it was one of my most favorite events…

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Three weeks in the King County Courthouse

I recently had the opportunity to serve as a juror for 3 weeks in the King County Courthouse. The defendant was a 25-year-old male charged with 13 counts of vehicle theft, possession of meth, bail jumping, trafficking of stolen property, shop lifting, possession of stolen property, and driving on a suspended license. Serving on a…

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Fall Advisor Summit on Access and SharePoint in Miami

Interested in spending a week in Miami learning more about Access, SharePoint and the latest .NET advancements? The Advisor Summit on Microsoft Access at the Doral Resort & Spa is going to be a fun event. I have always enjoyed the great conferences put on by the Advisor folks. They have a good conference in…

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The runtime is available for download

Thanks for your continued patience. The runtime download is available again. Microsoft Office Access Runtime 2007 There is a known bug where reports don’t work in ADPs. We are working on a QFE for the issue. I will let you know when more information is available for that issue. We couldn’t get the issue fixed in this…

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Showing summary data with crosstab queries

A new query help topic just went live on Office Online: Make summary data easier to read by using a crosstab query

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Five Visual How To demos

Our user assistance team is starting to put together some cool “how to” articles with web cast demos. You might find these useful and interesting: Adding (All) Options to Combo Boxes or List Boxes in Access 2007Adding Tabs and Controls to the Office Fluent Ribbon in Access 2007Creating User Prompts in Access 2007Displaying Custom Dialog…

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Excel as a database

I thought this post was pretty funny. Some of you might not find it funny as it is a little to close to home :-). Excel as a database Enjoy!

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Access Runtime is on Hold

There is more information coming shortly.Unfortunately, I’m on jury duty for the next three weeks and will not be able to provide updates. FWIW – I haven’t worked on the runtime project, so my jury duty won’t effect availability. The Access blog will post any information as soon as it is available. Edited 7/26.

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SharePoint Web 2.0 Toolkit

Here are a bunch of great shared source extensions to SharePoint. http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2007/06/18/community-kit-for-sharepoint-2-0-pre-release-announcement.aspx If you are doing SharePoint development–this is definitely worth checking out.

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