Solved

Web and databases

Posted on 2014-10-27
6
248 Views
Last Modified: 2014-10-27
My OS is win 7 prof 64 bit and I use Office 2007.  My temple wants me to develop a simple database so that users can add their contact information and sign up for activities online thru the web.   As an initial step, they want to capture the user's contact information, like name, address, tel no, etc. into a database.  And on another Form to capture their families names and ages.   and another Form to capture in which activity they would like to volunteer.  
I only know Access 2007 and that too would not consider myself an expert.  Can the experts please advise how to handle this and whether there are any, tutorials and  working models where I can try out to see how the whole thing works.  thank u.
0
Comment
Question by:jegajothy
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
6 Comments
 

Accepted Solution

by:
Muhammad Uzair Awan earned 350 total points
ID: 40406480
Dear jegajothy

Your core requirement is that all entry forms should be web-based. For this purpose you have to use server side web programming language like

PHP with MySQL Database or
ASP.NET with Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle Database and
you can also use Oracle Application Express (Oracle APEX) available in Oracle Database 11g R2.
And your all deployment will be available through a network IP like http://192.168.0.1:8080.

If you want to proceed with Oracle Application Express, I can help you to install, develop and deploy the required forms over network .
0
 

Author Comment

by:jegajothy
ID: 40406508
In response to Muhammed, thank u.  While the entry forms look ok, but how and to which database is the data captured.  Can I use an Access database table for this?
0
 
LVL 57

Assisted Solution

by:Julian Hansen
Julian Hansen earned 75 total points
ID: 40406530
Can I use an Access database table for this
Yes you can - you can connect to Access using the PDO library or the PHP ODBC library.
The standard though is to use PHP with MySQL.
However, if you have no experience with PHP or web development you might want to consider either getting a good book on the subject or finding someone with the necessary skills.
Alternatively Google

PHP CRUD Tutorial

This should bring up some introductory information on how to get started.
0
Creating Instructional Tutorials  

For Any Use & On Any Platform

Contextual Guidance at the moment of need helps your employees/users adopt software o& achieve even the most complex tasks instantly. Boost knowledge retention, software adoption & employee engagement with easy solution.

 

Assisted Solution

by:daw007
daw007 earned 75 total points
ID: 40406551
There is a way to use Access to develop you database and forms for use with the web.  I haven't done it before, but have seen the ability to save forms as web forms.  This may be your best bet with your current skill set.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:jegajothy
ID: 40406678
thank u for the excellent tips for me to start on.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:Muhammad Uzair Awan
ID: 40407730
Dear jegajothy

As you are interested to proceed with Microsoft Access - Web Based Project.

Please visit below link which will guide you how to develop and and deploy Microsoft Access Forms over web.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ff402351(v=office.14).aspx
0

Featured Post

Transaction Monitoring Vs. Real User Monitoring

Synthetic Transaction Monitoring Vs. Real User Monitoring: When To Use Each Approach? In this article, we will discuss two major monitoring approaches: Synthetic Transaction and Real User Monitoring.

Question has a verified solution.

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

When table data gets too large to manage or queries take too long to execute the solution is often to buy bigger hardware or assign more CPUs and memory resources to the machine to solve the problem. However, the best, cheapest and most effective so…
In this series, we will discuss common questions received as a database Solutions Engineer at Percona. In this role, we speak with a wide array of MySQL and MongoDB users responsible for both extremely large and complex environments to smaller singl…
Use Wufoo, an online form creation tool, to make powerful forms. Learn how to selectively show certain fields based on user input using rules to gather relevant information and data from your forms. The rules feature provides you with an opportunity…
This is a high-level webinar that covers the history of enterprise open source database use. It addresses both the advantages companies see in using open source database technologies, as well as the fears and reservations they might have. In this…

691 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