We've published the transcript for the fifth episode of our Adventures in Alpha Land podcast series. You have to scroll down the page to reach the transcript. To let you jump to interesting parts of the podcast, you can click on any paragraph in the transcript to start playing the audio at that point. Microsoft Access was used to develop a lot of business applications. However, limitations with the technology have forced Access developers to seek out alternatives: MS Access lacks the tools to create web or mobile applications. Alpha Anywhere has been chosen by a number of Microsoft Access We interviewed Scott Binger, MS Access developer, about his experience with the platform and why he switched to Alpha Anywhere. Scott is very direct about bugs that forced him to look for an alternative to Access:
I've worked on projects, fortunately not that many, where I've had the problem of being almost at the point of rollout with a client, and have seen very random bug issues. That pointed ultimately to database corruption issues.He makes a strong case that Alpha Anywhere is the best choice for Access developers that need to move their client's off of Microsoft Access:
The potential of Alpha is tremendous. It took me months to find the right tool when I was looking to make the transition. Many hours of research. I would say that, "Save yourselves the time. This is the right way to go. You can start building applications immediately, and you'll really be so happy with the decision to switch over to Alpha from Access."Adam Green is an independent web developer, who is acting as a consultant to Alpha Software on several projects.