Monday, January 17, 2011

Kexi Open Source Competitor for Microsoft Access

Kexi open source competitor for microsoft access an answer to the problem in a linux environment to open access mdb file format of microsoft office. Open source is always the best answer to a problem licensed program. It can be used for creating database schemas, inserting data, performing queries, and processing data. Forms can be created to provide a custom interface to your data. All database objects - tables, queries and forms - are stored in the database, making it easy to share data and design.

One disadvantage of open source like Linux is to transform the habits of computer users who have been accustomed to use the operating system, window, so open source developers have to adjust their habits and needs of users to support the program of work.

Kexi is a program developed to support cross-platform formats such as windows, linux / unix and max os in reading mdb files work like format. Its development is motivated by the lack of Rapid Application Development RAD tools for database systems that are sufficiently powerful, inexpensive, open standards driven and portable across many operating systems and hardware platforms.

Go to www.kexi-project.org if you like to open microsoft access in linux os. So why should we have to use a licensed program if the program is open source can provide the best answer in solving work problems. Are you a user of open source?

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