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Hi to every one:
I am asking about the class module in ms access.
Can I make one usable to all programming languages?
For instance , I need to make class module , accept the empID, and return all employee data.
Like his name, hireDate, department, … etc.
My scenario is:
1-      Press A button on a ms access form.
2-      The button trigger the class module .
3-      The class module send the empID to a java program (which is connect to oracle database), and receive the rest of employee data from oracle database via the java program.
4-      The reason is they don’t want the ms access program to connect directly to the oracle databse.
Is it poseple? And is it good approach to do so?
Please help.
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Question by:Mohammad Alsolaiman
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Yes, thats the right approach. I am using a similiar approach too, but not with Java but with Ruby on Rails.
The Java program should provide a SOAP or a XML interface.

Have a  look at:
http://metrix.fcny.org/wiki/display/tips/How+to+Create+a+Microsoft+Access+Client+for+a+SOAP-based+Web+Service+API
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by:Simon Ball
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will they not let you connect to oracle using odbc, if they set up a user as readonly on oracle and you use that to create your odbc?
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by:Mohammad Alsolaiman
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Gugro solution is very nice to me
Sudonim they allow for single record only. For security purposes .
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by:Mohammad Alsolaiman
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thanks to all of u
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