My big question is why did you guys not just come out and say "We have made a quatum leap with the direction we are taking Access..." and why not add that you are introducing some radical new concepts in writing code (especially converting that code to
I expect a plethora of post release documentation to help us through these changes. I do NOT expect to go out and buy a whole new set of books to have them explained to me.
Otherwise, I like what I see. I was just in a downright quandry on contemplating how to move my Access app to the web: total rewrite using Expression Web? Silverlight? How much more time would I have to invest. Then you all handed this little treasure.
Actually it's a godsend. For now I say screw the costs: let me do my experimenting with the betas, and I'll let you know how we're looking on a bank loan.
I see understandable gripes in this thread. But once you all understand the little fact (sarcastically) that this is a paradigm shift, you might like what's going on. I just wish the developent guys would have made that point a little bit clearer.