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SQL and Outlook: Enable Database Access and Updates Through Exchange and Any E-mail Client

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Using Microsoft technologies, you can insert, edit, query, and delete database entries using any e-mail client such as Hotmail, Outlook, Yahoo, or even WAP phone. While e-mail is certainly a powerful and widely used tool, it is usually not integrated with an application for performing any tasks other than sending reminders. The application scenario described here, an e-mail-based SQL update program, uses a simple data model; however, this solution will apply to any data model that you are working with. It will also eliminate the need for complex n-tier Internet applications and serves as a low maintenance solution for providing data access.

Alok Mehta and Daniel Williams

MSDN Magazine January 2002

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