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The pre-existing Northwind Starter Edition sample database has been around quite a while and has inspired many other sample solutions. Now, as a follow-up, a group of deeply experienced Access MVPs convened to re-invigorate Northwind by creating the Northwind 2.0 Developer Edition.In addition to improving the database design and functionality, they have created detailed step-by-step explanations of its components. The result is an in-depth tool for learning Access database design and development. 

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  • As you read each of the topics, you should study the identified related objects.

  • Upon opening the database, you can hold down the Shift key to bypass the startup options.

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