Getting Started With Alpha Five Desktop Applications

By Dr. Indera E. Murphy
First Edition June 2013

ISBN-13: 978-1-935208-23-5
ISBN-10: 1-935208-23-3
LCCN: 2013940467

322 Pages
Price $39.95 US

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This book covers the Desktop component of Alpha Five and requires version 11 or higher. Alpha Five is a Windows based software package that is used to develop relational database applications. Not so long ago, developing applications was only done by programmers and other IT professionals. Alpha Five allows non programmers to develop database driven applications for the desktop, the web and mobile devices.

This book is for everyone that wants step-by-step instructions on how to create a database in Alpha Five. It is a self-paced, hands-on learning tool and is written from the perspective that the reader has not created a database before. Alpha Five has a lot of built-in features that help get you up to speed quickly. This book has time saving tips, advice and humor to help you over the rough areas and enhance your database design skills.
In a user friendly way, you will learn the following: Creating tables, sets, forms and browses, Creating field rules, Using styles, smart fields and genies and much, much more.

If you want to take your Alpha Five applications further, check out our Alpha Five Beyond The Basics, Creating Reports & Charts For Alpha Five Desktop Applications Made Easy and Using SAP Crystal Reports With Alpha Five Databases Made Easy books.

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1 - Getting Started With Alpha Five
Chapter 2 - Exploring The Alpha Five Workspace
Chapter 3 - Creating Your First Database
Chapter 4 - Field Rules
Chapter 5 - Using The Append Genie And Append Builder
Chapter 6 - Using The Set Editor
Chapter 7 - Getting Started With The Layout Editor
Chapter 8 - Creating Forms
Chapter 9 - Create A Custom Browse
Chapter 10 - Enhancing Forms Part 1
Chapter 11 - Enhancing Forms Part 2
Chapter 12 - Data Entry Tips And Tools
Chapter 13 - Using PowerPivot (Bonus Chapter)

A5 Desktop Applications | A5 Desktop Applications Errata | A5 Beyond The Basics |A5 Beyond The Basics Errata
Creating Reports & Charts For A5 Desktop Applications
| Creating Reports Errata |
Crystal Reports For A5 | Crystal Reports A5 Errata |

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