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Cash'n'Carrion Well, it's about time (all right, long overdue) for a whole new range of exciting books in the Reg bookshop. This week - 'cause from now on Cash'n'Carrion will have new books to challenge, inspire and entertain (??) you every week (promise...) - we've got books to put your programming skills through its paces.

And your wallets will be singing our praises too. Cash'n'Carrion offers Reg readers a sensational 34 per cent discount. Enjoy!!


Beginning Access 2000 VBA Book/CD PackageBeginning Access 2000
Smith, Robert; Sussman, Dave
ISBN: 0764543830

Already have a basic knowledge of databases and the basic Access objects, but want to expand your knowledge and learn how to program in VBA? This book, with great tutorial content, will do the trick. No prior programming experience is needed, although a basic knowledge of Access macros would help.

RRP: £36.99
Our Price: £24.41


Beginning Access 2002 VBA Book/CD PackageBeginning Access 2002
Smith, Robert; Sussman, Dave; Blackburn, Ian; Colby, John; Horner, Mark; Reid, Martin; Turley, Paul; Watson, Helmut
ISBN: 0764544020

This book is a revision of the best-selling Beginning Access 2000 VBA (above), reworked to provide a rich tutorial to programming Access 2002 with VBA. New material covers the enhanced options in Access 2002 for publishing data to the web, handling XML, integrating with SQL Server Desktop Engine, and so on.

RRP: £36.99
Our Price: £24.41


Access 2003 VBA Programmers Reference Access 2003 Programmers Reference
Cardoza, Patricia; Hennig, Teresa; Seach, Graham; Stein, Armen
ISBN: 0764559036

A crack team of programmers, including two Microsoft MVPs, shows you how to take control of Access 2003 or 2002 using VBA. You’ll learn to create and name variables, use DAO and ADO to manipulate data, handle errors correctly, create classes and use APIs, and more. You should have at least one other VBA for Access tutorial under your belt before embarking on this book.

RRP: £26.99
Our Price: £17.81


Expert One on One Access Application Development Expert One on One Access Application Development
Feddema, Helen
ISBN: 0764559044

Unite database components into an application that works. This book makes the process of building databases for clients, many of whom may not be familiar with Access or comfortable with databases in general, much easier. The author has created some add-ins to save time when developing applications and ensure a consistent and professional appearance.

RRP: £26.99
Our Price: £17.81


Professional Crystal Reports for Visual Studio.NET 2nd Edition Professional Crystal Reports for Visual Studio.NET
McAmis, David
ISBN: 0764557300

Packed with real-world examples of working applications, this comprehensive second edition provides a complete understanding of how this version of Crystal Reports differs from previous versions and how it fits into the .NET platform, commonly used features, and examples of integration with a variety of databases and platforms.

RRP: £26.99
Our Price: £17.81


Beginning Database Design & Implementation Beginning Database Design and Implementation
Powell, Gavin
ISBN: 0764574906

Plenty of real-world examples of how to design and implement robust, scalable databases on any of the major relational database management systems, including Access, SQL Server, IBM DB2, MySQL, and Oracle. Also includes a beginning-to-end case study of creating a database that includes analysis and planning, tables and data structures, business rules, and hardware requirements.

RRP: £25.99
Our Price: £17.15


Professional Oracle Programming Professional Oracle Programming
Greenwald, Rick; Stackowiak, Robert; Dodge, Gary; Klein, David; Shapiro, Ben; Chelliah, Christopher G.
ISBN: 0764574825

One of the only Oracle books to focus exclusively on database programming rather than administration. Provides full coverage of the latest Oracle version, 10g-including new features such as regular expressions and the MODEL SQL clause-as well as versions 8, 8i, and 9i.

RRP: £24.99
Our Price: £16.49


SQL Functions Programmers Reference SQL Functions Programmers Reference
Jones, Arie; Stephens, Ryan K; Plew, Ronald R; Garrett, Robert F; Kriegel, Alex
ISBN: 0764569015

Gives programmers two-in-one coverage, with both a "how-to" on SQL functions and a complete SQL functions reference. Covers the latest versions of the major relational database management system (RDMS) applications: Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2, and MySQL.

RRP: £24.99
Our Price: £16.49


Beginning SQLBeginning SQL
Wilton, Paul; Colby, John
ISBN: 0764577328

Taking readers through the basics of the language, right up to some more advanced topics, this book is a practical, hands-on resource and aims to keep the reader involved at all times. Focuses on the SQL standard, and each chapter includes practice exercises that readers can challenge themselves with before looking at the sample solutions in the appendix.

RRP: £24.99
Our Price: £16.49


Beginning MySQL MySQL
Sheldon, Robert; Moes, Geoff
ISBN: 0764579509

Provides programmers with a complete foundation in MySQL, including installation and configuration on either Windows or Linux. Companion website includes SQL statements needed to create and populate a database plus three ready-to-use database applications (in PHP, Java, and ASP.NET).

RRP: £24.99
Our Price: £16.49


Beginning Transact-SQL with SQL Server 2000 and 2005 Transact-SQL
Turley, Paul; Wood, Dan
ISBN: 076457955X

A comprehensive introduction to the T-SQL language showing you how it works with both the SQL Server 2000 and 2005 releases. By gaining an understanding of the power of the T-SQL language, you'll be prepared to meet the ever-increasing demands of programming.

RRP: £25.99
Our Price: £17.15


Professional SQL Server 2000 DTS (Data Transformation Services)SQL Server 2000 DTS
Chaffin, Mark; Knight, Brian; Robinson, Todd
ISBN: 0764543687

A complete introduction to DTS fundamentals and architecture, as well as a strong focus on DTS programming via the DTS object model, enabling developers to incorporate custom transformations and reporting capabilities into their applications. Advanced topics are explained including error handling, dynamic data loading, and data warehouses. Includes code and case studies.

RRP: £35.99
Our Price: £23.75


Professional SQL Server 2000 Programming SQL Server 2000 Programming
Vieira, Robert
ISBN: 0764543792

Whether you're coming to SQL Server 2000 from another relational database management system, upgrading your existing system, or perhaps wanting to add programming skills to your DBA knowledge, you'll find what you need in this book to get to grips with SQL Server 2000 development.

RRP: £45.99
Our Price: £30.35


Professional SQL Server 2005 XMLSQL Server 2005 XML
Klein, Scott
ISBN: 0764597922

Discusses SQL Server 2005 XML from the server and client sides, examines using XSLT to render the XML data that is retrieved from SQL Server, particularly for ASP.NET, and addresses SQL Server's relationship with schemas, SOAP, XML security, and .NET. Extensive examples for problem solving, as well as Server 2005 XML best practices.

RRP: £31.99
Our Price: £21.11


Wrox's SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Starter Kit Book/CD PackageSQL Server 2005 Express Edition Starter Kit
George, Rajesh; Delano, Lance
ISBN: 0764589237

A step-by-step guide for database programming novices examines Microsoft SSE 2005, a low-cost version of SQL Server 2005 designed to win over users of such free databases as MySQL and Microsoft Jet. Samples cover all scenarios, from installation and development to debugging and deployment. Ideal for the hobbyists as well as advanced users.

RRP: £19.99
Our Price: £13.19


Professional Palm OS ProgrammingPalm OS Programming
Foster, Lonnon R; Bachmann, Glenn
ISBN: 076457373X

Professional Palm OS Programming is everything programmers need to create applications for the world’s most popular operating system for handheld devices. Provides readers with hands-on instruction, lots of code, and advice that only comes from the trenches.

RRP: £24.99
Our Price: £16.49


Professional BlackberryProfessional BlackBerry
Johnston, Craig J; Evers, Richard
ISBN: 0764589539

Written by a BlackBerry insider with assistance from Research in Motion, this book covers support topics ranging from setting up BlackBerry pilot programs to developing applications that let BlackBerry users access corporate data and systems remotely. Details rolling out BlackBerrys to users, planning for disaster recovery, and developing web-based applications using mobile web technology.

RRP: £24.99
Our Price: £16.49


Professional InfoPath 2003Professional InfoPath 2003
Williams, Ian; Greborio, Pierre
ISBN: 0764557130

This book guides experienced Office and XML developers through InfoPath fundamentals, including XML form templates architecture, form definition file structure, available external data sources, and backend services. From there, it delves into validation and updating forms, and examines the InfoPath security model. The second part of the book is an intensive case study.

RRP: £26.99
Our Price: £17.81


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