of Microsoft Access' major strengths is the ability to interface with many of the
third party tools and controls that are available. With each new version of Access,
the support for third party OCXs, DLLs and ActiveX controls has increased significantly.
In fact, starting with Access 2000's use of the Microsoft Visual Basic for Application
engine, compatibility is usually the norm, rather than the exception.
Some of the tools that we have successfully integrated with Access are:
and zip code validation
Software's PC Charge for credit card processing
Management Research's Alchemy imaging system
Technologies custom controls