Use the open-source Jackcess Java library to allow IBM i applications to natively read and write Access database files.
Written by Michael Sansoterra
Many IBM i developers are aware of the Apache POI Project, which maintains Java libraries that can read and write Microsoft Office files, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (with work being done for Outlook messages, Visio, and Publisher documents). These libraries enable Java developers to create or modify Office documents. One important Office application excluded from this list is Microsoft Access. However, an open-source project called Jackcess fills this gap by providing a Java library that can be used to read and write data within Access databases.
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Written by Chris Smith
In our continuing search for tools that can help developers build or extend applications easily and quickly, we turn our spotlight on RapidBiz, a development toolset from VACAVA, an IBM Business Partner that was named a finalist earlier this year in the annual IBM Beacon Award competition.
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