Oracle vs msaccess -

I am needing to develop a quick database with forms to allow users to enter, change and query information.  I am familiar with MSAccess and linking to Oracle via ODBC.  Is there another way and would it be easy to use - to develop and what would it be?

Thanks in advance.
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
If you already know Access and can live with the limitations then use it.

You are likely then also familiar with VBA.  If so and you need more flexibility take a look at ASP.Net.

The other quick option is Oracle's Application Express (APEX).  There will be a learning curve here.
slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
I appreciate the points but are you sure you would not like to leave this open a while longer to get some other opinions?
leezacAuthor Commented:
Well - yes in fact I would like to reopen to see what other opinions are there.  Thank you.
leezacAuthor Commented:
What I am running into is that the users want a Web Form to view.  I am only an Access Developer and have developed a little in  I get a lot of replies that I should use .net.  I think it would take a longer time to develop.  The users do not like the look of MS Access Forms, but I can make it look professional.
slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
If you have done a lot with Access then you are aware of the limitations in a multi-user environment.

So, using Access you would have to write a lot of code to account for this where a .Net app would just be error handling.

>>I think it would take a longer time to develop.  

Time is directly proportional to existing experience.  You then have to account for performance/nasties introduced by using VBA skills in a .Net world.

What I mean by this is you can write 'working' code but there may be more efficient/better ways that a seasoned .Net person would know.

I know enough .Net to be dangerous and have developed from Intranet websites.  The work but I by no stretch call myself a .Net developer.

I Google and take snippets and glue them together.  I then look at a seasoned coders code and go WOW, that is a LOT better than what I was doing...

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