Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 vb.net

Hello i need help my friend wants a app made that can do these things
i need a form with drop down boxes that  can be very easy to fill in like a daliy rechord and information gets sent to database from there need to edited n searched then emailed to them n client  
{like how many bags of cement used}
 {how much pvc pipe used}

what would be the best thing to do and easyest  like should i use microsoft access for it or sql data base
so many question
could someone show the way to do this and what steps i need to take
Angus_08Asked:
Who is Participating?
 
raysonleeCommented:
If you don't have too much data, MS Access would be easier for you. SQL server is a bit more complicated. You can design forms in Access to let users enter information. With a simple VBA, you can send email using Outlook. Refer to sample code here http://www.jephens.com/2007/05/13/how-to-send-e-mail-from-ms-access-using-outlook/
0
 
raysonleeCommented:
0
 
Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
If you're using VB.NET, then IMO SQL Server Express is the best way to go. SSE integrates very easily with Visual Studio.

If you're not dead-set on using VB.NET, then building the application entirely with Access is also an option. As raysonlee indicates, you can use Access to build user entry forms, reports, etc etc. In general, building an app with Access is quicker than doing so with .NET.

What do you mean by "show you what steps to take". If you're not familiar with inventory management, then you might suggest to your friend that they find someone with experience in that area. Inventory management looks simple, but is very, very complex when you get beneath the surface.
0
 
Angus_08Author Commented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

Its Wrong Question And And all
0
 
raysonleeCommented:
The question was properly answered. If that doesn't give you some help in making up your mind, you should refine the question.
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

All Courses

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.