FTC Article: Computer Security

ftcHere is a link to a really good article on computer security from the Federal Trade Commission:


Off By A Zero

offbyazeroWhy are people so shocked by how much custom software development costs?


FREE Developer Downloads: Cool Tools

A sampler of labor-saving code and cool usability enhancements. Includes QuickDate, a “Quicken-style” method of using keys to increment date fields by day, week, month and year, and some handy name and address concatenation functions. Comes with a form demonstrating most of the tools – look in the code for more! Access MDB, 48k.calendar

J Street Buzz – Why We Rarely Respond to RFPs


Here’s the latest J Street Buzz – Why We Rarely Respond to RFPs

Stopping Unsolicited Mail, Phone Calls, and Email

ftcHere is a terrific article (with helpful links!) provided by the The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency.

Stopping Unsolicited Mail, Phone Calls, and Email

FREE Developer Download: Converting Flat Files into a Relational Access Database

This is the PowerPoint slideshow that Armen Stein, President of J Street, presented to the KEGS Access SIG. It shows how to tackle the problem of converting old “flat” data (from Excel, text or wherever) to your relational Access tables. Includes a sample database showing the techniques mentioned in the slides. PowerPoint, Access MDB, 820K.
Visit http://jstreettech.com/downloads.aspx to find more Developer Downloads too!

J Street SQL Tools

imagesqlHave you ever wanted a simple way to modify part of a SQL Statement in your VBA code? With these J Street functions, you can easily replace the Where and Order By clauses of any SQL Statement. This enables you to reuse query definitions, manipulate rowsource properties, and use passthrough queries with more flexibility. Leave the main part of the query unchanged – just change the selection and sorting! We use these routines in every Access application we build. Just paste the VBA text into a new Module named basJStreetSQLTools. Text file, 3K.


How to Choose the Right Development Team

how-we-workThe whole process of finding a developer can be paralyzing. How do you even start? Search Google? For what? Software developer; application developer; web developer; database developer? That’ll net you a huge list for sure, but then what? How do you choose the right developer? The whole prospect can feel like a crapshoot; one made all the more perilous when you consider that giant stack of chips riding on your choice.

At J Street Technology, we’ve been working with clients for over 20 years. In that time, we’ve developed some recommendations on the topic. We hope you find our checklist useful: http://jstreettech.com/how-to-choose.aspx

Free Developer Download: Customizable Reports

Did you know that J Street offers FREE downloads for our fellow developers? If you use a download for commercial purposes all we ask is that you keep the J Street Technology references in the code.

Customizable Reports:
This is a great way to provide custom reports to your users without spending a lot of development time. Allows selection and ordering of report sections, with the ability to save the layouts for others to use. Includes an article in Word and a sample database, 388k. :


9 Signs that an Amateur Built Your Access Application