The future of Microsoft Access (March 19, 2023)
On the ACCESS FOREVER blog, Karl Donaubauer has once again summarised why the end of Microsoft Access is not as near as is often claimed:
New technology - old appearance (November 29, 2022)
After more than 20 years, a change of the technology behind the website was necessary. CGI and SSI are getting on in years and were switched off by my provider. So I made some webwork again and updated the technique to the current state.
And I have also cleaned up the content a bit. The next step will be to update the visuals, which will hopefully age as well as the current version.
Yexcel - The Excel Portal is being revised (November 11, 2022)
This website celebrated its 21st birthday this year and is (at least technically) getting on in years. Before it is shut down by my hoster, I am currently bringing the technical structure up to date. I apologise for any occasional glitches in the process. Just check back later.
Create QR codes with VBA (November 10, 2021)
QR codes are replacing barcodes in many areas. Meanwhile, there are also a number of tools to create QR codes with Microsoft Office. In my Da|ten|bank|Ma|nu|fak|tur I wrote a small VBA class clsQR, with which the freeware SimpleCodeGenerator from NirSoft can easily be integrated into your own Access, Excel or Word application.
Makromania 2021 (August 29, 2021)
Bernd Held's VBA Developer Days have a new name and will take place online again this year. The new format is called "Makromania 2021 - Macro Power, How to Do's and Solutions for Practitioners" and it is a 2-day online event that will take place on 13 and 14 December 2021, from 9am-15pm each day.