What Is Microsoft Access Used For?

by Dave Andrews ; Updated September 18, 2017

Microsoft Access is an office product that allows the user to create relational databases that have tables of data. Learn about examples of asset databases in Microsoft Access with help from a software developer in this free video on Microsoft Access.

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Dave Andrews is a software developer with a business and Web site selling programs and other computer services in Franklin, Tenn. Having worked in the IT industry for more than 8 years, Andrews has an intimate understanding of computer technologies. He holds a degree in computer science from Middle Tennessee State University with a minor in mathematics. Andrews began working with computers when he was nine years old, programming BASIC on a Precomputer 2000. He now programs in C/C , Java, Microsoft .Net, ASP, Python and PHP and has written large, integrated program used by clients as large as state governments. Andrews is currently employed by a government IT department and enjoys the public service and constant challenge that such a position provides.