For Microsoft Access, SQL Server,
Visual Studio .NET, and VB6 Professionals
hope you are enjoying the new year. Things have been going fast and
furious at FMS with the new year.
We're pleased to announce that Total Access Detective is shipping
for Microsoft Access 2010 along with upgrades for the 2003 and 2007
versions. A free preview of Total Access Analyzer 2010 is available,
which we hope you'll try if you're not familiar with how that can
help you create and deliver more robust Access solutions. We're also
going through the final phases of our remaining Access 2010
The Portland Oregon Access User group is holding the annual
conference in May and I've been invited to speak again. I attended
the conference last year for the first time and it was a blast. Hope
you can make it. Space at their state park convention site is
beautiful but very limited.
Meanwhile, I've been involved with a controversial task force
revamping the teacher evaluation system of our county. As one of two
outsiders on the committee, I've come up with some ideas that may
have an impact. A blog I wrote received coverage in the Washington
Post and has generated some controversy. Always happy to shake
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Free Preview of Total Access Analyzer for Microsoft Access 2010
The Microsoft Access 2010 version of
Total Access Analyzer is finally
close to shipping. A fully functional preview version is now available to
you to try for FREE.
Discover why so many MS Access users and developers have made
Total Access Analyzer the most popular Access add-in of all time.
With Total Access Analyzer, you can truly understand what's going
on in you database. Generate comprehensive documentation of all
your database objects, get detailed table and field lists, module
code printouts, form and report blueprints, and much more. Get
detailed cross-references for how objects are linked to each other
so you know exactly where each table, query, form, report, macro and
module procedure is used. The Application Flow, Data Flow, and
Object Flow Diagrams show how code and objects flow across your
entire application. Over 300 professional quality and customizable
reports are available.
Almost 300 types of issues are uncovered to pinpoint errors,
suggest design improvements, and offer performance tips. Find unused
objects, missing field references, unused code and many other things
that should be fixed before your deploy your applications. Many of
the tips are recommended Best Practices for Access development, so
you'll learn how the pros improve their design and development
For more information and download instructions, visit the
2010 Preview page.
Total Access Detective for Microsoft
Access 2010 Ships Plus Upgrades for 2007 and 2003
Detective is the world's premier program for detecting
differences between Microsoft Access databases, objects, code, and
The Microsoft Access 2010 version is now shipping with many
We have also released new
X.8 versions for Access 2007 and 2003. Existing customers under
premium support contracts will receive a free upgrade. Other
customers can upgrade for a nominal fee.
Luke Chung Speaking at Portland Access User
Group Conference in May
President Luke Chung will be attending and speaking
at the three day Microsoft Access conference
sponsored by the
Access User Group. Join him and other guest
speakers May 5-7 at the beautiful Silver Falls State Park Conference
Microsoft speakers include Ryan McMinn, Microsoft Access Senior
Program Manager Lead, and Kevin Bell test engineer on the Access
team. Other speakers include industry authors and notables F. Scott
Barker, Alison Balter, Juan Soto, and Armen Stein.
Luke will be giving a new presentation on Tips and Techniques
for Taking Over an Existing Access Application.
For complete details and registration, visit
site. See photos from last year's conference on our
Popular Linked In Communities
There are many groups available for the Microsoft Access,
Azure, SQL Server, and Visual
Studio .NET communities where you can interact
with other professionals. Here are some of the vibrant groups we've found:
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Ideas for Revamping
Teacher Performance Evaluations are Covered by the Washington Post
FMS President Luke Chung is very involved with the Fairfax County
Public School system serving on a business and community advisory
board for several years, and representing the school board on a
technology advisory committee to the County Board of
Recently he was asked to serve on a
Teacher Evaluation Performance Task Force as one of 2 non-school
employees on a committee of 35. He recently wrote a
blog about his experience and suggestion that teachers are
really served by and serving teachers, and therefore should evaluate
each other since they benefit and pay the highest price for good and
The blog got picked up in a Washington Post article entitled
Outsiderís wild teacher-evaluation idea. We've stirred up some
controversy on this critical issue for our children.
FMS has provided many
custom solutions to the education community. With the
requirement to tie teacher performance to student achievement, we
expect even more need to capture, clean, and link data between
The Hot Mommas Project Case Study
Competition Website Update
Kathy Korman Frey, George Washington University School of Business
professor and GWU Entrepreneur in Residence, has engaged
the FMS Professional
Solutions Group to enhance her
HotMommas Project website.
The site is the world's largest collection of
public case studies for entrepreneurial women. The revamped website
is built on Visual Studio .NET, SQL Server with a modern, dynamic
interface incorporating our technical and graphic artist resources.
if you're interested in a similar custom solution.
Thank you for your continued support!
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