Archive For April 2008
Solving the Operation Must Use An Updateable Query error
calendar_today 30 April 2008 22:48
The unbelievably cryptic Operation Must Use An Updateable Query error is the bane of developers who are just starting out with Access and ASP.NET. You've done your code, plopped your database file in the App_Data folder (or at least, you should have done), and try to run a page that INSERTs or UPDATEs records, and it all stops dead. This brief article explains the cause of the error, and the steps required to stop it recurring.
I'm a Microsoft MVP!
calendar_today 05 April 2008 10:26
I was delighted to find out on April Fool's Day (?) that I have been awarded the 2008 Microsoft® MVP Award.