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    (Original post by kita)
    lol. I absoloutely HATE IT, i wudnt recommend it to anybody.
    well thats pretty much the only thing i was good at. i revise so hard for it then none of it came up! so pissed off.
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    My teachers forget to even turn up sometimes. Pshh.
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    I love access - compared to other potential reporting tools (cognos impromptu, oracle discoverer, business objects etc etc) it's absolutely wonderful.

    An access front end to an Oracle database = my idea of heaven (well at least from a data management/stats point of view)
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    Hehe what real company uses Access for anything other than trivia anyway?
    loads of companys uses it, but not big companies as tehy tend to make their own.
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    (Original post by Fly By)
    lol and they are wondering why people are doin rubbish.

    your teachers like that too?
    exactly like that!
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    Hehe what real company uses Access for anything other than trivia anyway?
    I used to work at Liverpool Victoria friendly Society - their personnel database was an access front ended system (with oracle holding the actual data remotely)....it was an excellent system - they replaced it with something else that didn't have a fraction of the capability (it couldn't even hold a history FFS).

    I only wish business would realise that browser based database systems really don't work well (yet).
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    God. They wonder why we get crap grades, I got an A at GCSE and D at alevel. standard of teaching seriously went down its like...i dunno, they never told us what we were spose 2 be doing., i know alevels about independant learning - but this is ridiculous!!!
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    (Original post by lumpycustard)
    exactly like that!
    hmm. where are you?
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    Access is one of the most mickey mouse databases around. 'Big' companies use Oracle, Informix, DB2 etc.
    Yeah but oracles front end systems are s**t (especially the web enabled ones)...a bit of ODBC and and access front end gives you so much more capability
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    Access is one of the most mickey mouse databases around. 'Big' companies use Oracle, Informix, DB2 etc.
    hehehe mckey mouse... heeeeeheeeee dont get me started!!
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    i gota go now.. say bye to everyone for me

    LUMPY x
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    bye lumpy

    but its still better than what i learnt to use
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    'm more of a JSP/JDBC man myself.
    see I just have to use the databases - not build em

    (and my baby is excel anyway...I can do things with that program that would make your hair curl )
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    (Original post by Pencil Queen)
    see I just have to use the databases - not build em

    (and my baby is excel anyway...I can do things with that program that would make your hair curl )
    damn! if only i found that out before i went to teh hairdressers
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    Hehe I've done things with Java that make excel look like it was knocked up in 5 minutes
    oh look at all of you little computer wizards

    isnt java the thing on mobilephone gams?
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    Games on some phones are written in Java yes. But its a complete language in its own right.
    oh dear, i dunno anything about it.
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    Hehe I've done things with Java that make excel look like it was knocked up in 5 minutes
    yup - lots of people underestimate excel: 55% never use 9 of the 10 most powerful features....in fact most of them don't even know about them

    I hate java - the slowest programs on my computer are java based (bloody oracle discoverer POS :mad: )
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    Are you doing A-levels?
    no i am in me gap year at the moment.
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    people i gotta get a shower, see you laters!!!
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    Yes its quite powerful, and as you say, uselessly so for most people.
    I know people who have "spreadsheets" with all of the data in a single cell :rolleyes:
 
 
 
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