Solved

Talk to java program via ms access class module?

Posted on 2011-03-08
4
234 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
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.
0
Comment
Question by:Mohammad Alsolaiman
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
Gugro earned 500 total points
ID: 35073206
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
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:Simon Ball
ID: 35083693
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?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Mohammad Alsolaiman
ID: 35084156

Gugro solution is very nice to me
Sudonim they allow for single record only. For security purposes .
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Mohammad Alsolaiman
ID: 35110330
thanks to all of u
0

Featured Post

U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Go is an acronym of golang, is a programming language developed Google in 2007. Go is a new language that is mostly in the C family, with significant input from Pascal/Modula/Oberon family. Hence Go arisen as low-level language with fast compilation…
Introduction This article is the last of three articles that explain why and how the Experts Exchange QA Team does test automation for our web site. This article covers our test design approach and then goes through a simple test case example, how …
In Microsoft Access, when working with VBA, learn some techniques for writing readable and easily maintained code.
With Microsoft Access, learn how to start a database in different ways and produce different start-up actions allowing you to use a single database to perform multiple tasks. Specify a start-up form through options: Specify an Autoexec macro: Us…

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question