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F. Scott Barker

Scott is a highly skilled Senior Database Developer with over 20 years of successful experience and proven ability to deliver defect-free projects on time and on budget.

  • Awarded the Microsoft Most Valued Professional Award (MVP) by Microsoft.

  • Expert developer of database applications.

  • Uses leading edge technologies for many industries.

  • Adaptable team player, effective teacher, and productive collaborator.

  • Prolific author of database programming books for developers.

  • Editor and author for a number of Microsoft Tech magazines and blogs.

  • An analytical problem-solver with the communication skills.

  • Able understand the goals of customers and translate their requirements                   into application solutions.

  • Trained thousands of developers in the very technologies he uses.

  • Written/Recorded Training Videos for AppDev in .NET topics.

  • Has a B.S., Computer Science – Seattle Pacific University.


Through AppsPlus, Scott has worked on hundreds of different types of projects, in

many industries.


Authored Books

Scott has authored many books for various Microsoft technologies. In addition he has written many articles.


  • Wrox’s C# Express Starter Kit (Wrox)

  • Beginning InfoPath 2003 (Wrox)

  • Access 2003 Visual Blueprint (Wiley)

  • Database Programming with Visual Basic.NET and ADO.NET: Tips, Tutorials and Code. (SAMS)

  • F.Scott Barker’s Microsoft Access 2002 Power Programming (SAMS)

  • F.Scott Barker’s Microsoft Access 2000 Power Programming (SAMS)

  • Access 97 Power Programming (QUE)

  • Using Access 97 User-Friendly Version (QUE)

  • Access 95 Power Programming (QUE)</li>

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