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Microsoft Access and Payment Processing

I love Microsoft Access. It's one of my favorite applications. There is no application that makes it easier to manipulate data. From within Microsoft Access, you can link to virtually any data source, whip up queries, update data, spin out reports, etc. It may not be as easy to use as FileMaker, or cross platform like 4D, but the tool set in MS Access is vast and has an extremely large install base, due to it being bundled with many versions of Microsoft Office. Because of this, many small and medium size companies select Microsoft Access as the tool to help them run their business. Many people will create their own Microsoft Access databases, while others will hire a Microsoft Access developer to setup the database for them. With Microsoft Access, the imagination is the limit! The automation potential is unlimited. Interestingly, with all of the applications that have been built using Microsoft Access, not many of them have credit card acceptance integrated. Integrating credit car