Access provides a simple way to build SharePoint apps. Easy-to-use tools help app developers get started fast and quickly share their app, improving end-users productivity from virtually anywhere. In this release, IT can also be confident Access apps are under the control and manageability of SharePoint and SQL Azure or Server
Access 2013 features a new application model that is designed for one purpose - to simplify web development much like earlier versions of Access with Windows development. Access 2013 enables subject matter experts to quickly create an application that can be used to run their business. By using Microsoft SharePoint 2013 to host the front end of the app and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 as its data storage technology, Access 2013 significantly improves the manageability and scalability of Access applications. Compatibility with Microsoft Office 365 and SQL Azure significantly expand the reach of Access applications.
Welcome screen lift-off
Start creating a custom app from the Welcome screen, or get inspired by one of the new and professionally-designed app templates.
Simply type what you need to track and Access will use table templates to deliver an app that does the job. Access handles the complexities of fields, relationships, and rules so you can concentrate on your project. You'll have a new app with a natural UI up-and-running before you know it.
Create and run legacy databases
Enjoy support for your existing desktop databases (ACCDB/MDB).
Never again get "lost in the data. " Apps you rely on every day remain easy-to-use even as data volume and complexity grow.
Related items control
Take a peek at additional relevant information in the database without changing screens. You always have the right context when reviewing or entering information.
Auto complete control
Entering data accurately is "a breeze", with drop-down menus and recommendations that appear when you begin typing.
Simply click to view a pop-up and dig into the details of a record.
Data stored in SQL server
Access apps are stored in Microsoft SQL Azure/Server so your data is more robustly secured than ever with disaster recovery, back-up and restore features now available. SQL Azure/Server also provides your business or department with long-term scalability of mission critical business data.
Office 365 deploymentProduct Highlights
Access apps now leverage SharePoint user access control and centralized app management features.
- Build and share custom apps that run on the web and help run your business or department.
- Use a standardized app framework that makes navigating apps familiar and easy
- Access apps are accessible on SharePoint or an on-premises server via a browser
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