As a developer, you can often spend hours going from source to source looking for reference material. The authors have applied the principles of relational databases (doing the work once so it can be used many times in multiple ways) to the appendixes, providing a compilation of data from a myriad of sources.
Appendix A addresses the issues and processes of upgrading, converting, and compatibility. The other 12 appendixes provide lists and tables that complement specific chapters in the book. You'll find detailed lists of objects for both DAO and ADO as well as the Access object model and Windows Registry. The appendixes on naming conventions and reserved words provide invaluable information that not only can strengthen your programming style but can save you from using terms or characters that can cause hours of needless pain and frustration in debugging and correcting. The last appendix is filled with tips and tricks to make it easier and faster for you to develop professional applications, all solicited from MVPs and developers around the world.
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