Re: Microsoft Access
On Wed, 2004-12-01 at 19:07 -0500, Shawn McCuan wrote:
> Is there a good Linux counterpart to MS Access?
There are a lot of different bits of software that do some of the things
that access does. Some of them try to be a little more like Access than
Rekall does not have a built-in database, but seems to be useful for
building forms for mysql/postgres. It seems to have forked... the
Gambas has been making the rounds on the various news sites recently,
and claims to be a VB-like environment.
OpenOffice has a lot of cool database features that you might not
expect, and is programmable in StarBasic
http://dba.openoffice.org is a useful, if cluttered resource
http://www.unixodbc.org/doc/OOoMySQL.pdf is a helpful overview of the
sorts of stuff you can accomplish.
My personal preference is usually python + sqlite/postgres + gtk +
glade. Could you explain a bit about what you're trying to accomplish?
There might be a solution that fits best based on that.