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7/12/2012 3:09:13 PM
Decided: Access, SharePoint, or ASP?
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Based on the poll results, and the MOUNTAINS of feedback I've received (which I really loved!) I've made a decision on the Seminar. I'm going to go with a web-based database using Access on the back-end and ASP as the front-end. The final results were 65% in favor of ASP and 18% with Sharepoint - and over a THOUSAND of you voted. Thanks! I really appreciate your feedback.

Watch the video below for my super-long-winded, drawn-out explanation of how I made this decision, and what some of the differences between ASP and SharePoint are...

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Sharepoint Comment from Andrea @ 7/30/2013
I see a lot of jobs requireing Sharepoint and I don't know how to use it.  I please create a web sight for this program.  Thanks

Reply from Richard Rost:

Yes, this is high on the WAITING LIST. I hope to get to it soon. You can vote for it HERE. The more votes, the sooner it's developed.
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Decided Access SharePoint or ASP Comment from Francois M @ 8/29/2012
Hi Rick, when do you think this seminar will be available, I am, busy with a Project tracking and evaluation system. As projects are entered via the web , it must be aproved thn allocated to the database. Email notifcations is important etc. I must now decide ifwe are going to use sharepoint or just develop ASP pages. I am really looking forward to this seminar to help me with ideas and to decide what would be the best route of development. The plan is a role out to 54 municipalities via web for project registration and entrie and then 10 people via Access Front-end with dash board to evaluate project progress , budget allocation etc. I really enjoyed your couses and larned a lot. Thx Francois Marais

Reply from Richard Rost:

I don't have a timeline on the Sharepoint seminar. I just lost a couple of days due to having to move the web server, so I'm even more behind scheduled than planned. I still need to work on the Searching Seminar and Access 7 this week. If you need to build an online solution, I do cover how to do this using ASP and Access in two other seminars: Web Database Seminar and the Access Synch Seminar. Both show you how to set up a web-based database using Access and ASP. Sharepoint is good for small team collaboration, but I don't know if I'm sold on it yet for larger projects or public web databases.
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