Microsoft Office 2003 Editions: Overview of Developer TechnologiesSeptember 2004
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Access 2003 Developer Extensions
Microsoft Office Access 2003 is a powerful platform for developing robust database solutions. In addition to the new development features in Access, the Access 2003 Developer Extensions provide additional tools and resources to help you more quickly and easily create, test, and deploy Access solutions. Access 2003 Developer Extensions are part of the new software package.
Access 2003 Developer Extensions Benefits
New tools for packaging and deployment facilitate the process, while licensing and distribution agreements make it easier for you to bring solutions to market, whether to a small business or a large enterprise, as a third party or internal developer.
The Access 2003 Developer Extensions licensing allows for royalty-free distribution of Access Runtime solutions and Access Data Projects, and free use and distribution of portions of the tools source code as part of your solutions.
Access 2003 Developer Extensions provide a set of tools for Access solution developers that can reduce the amount of tedious work required in building Access solutions and streamline the production environment. The features described help reduce testing obstacles and produce higher-quality solutions.
Access 2003 Developer Extensions Technology
Access 2003 Developer Extensions include the Package Wizard that helps you create professional setup routines for Access solutions. The wizard automatically includes the Access Runtime files, if selected, along with the Access 2003 solution files that make up the solution. The resulting setup uses the standard Windows Installer (MSI) for the installation routine and can create shortcuts for the solution that use the appropriate Access .exe file in cases where two different versions of Access are installed. You can easily customize setup routines created with
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