J Street Developer Download: Access Security Basics

Access Security Basics
Access User Level Security (ULS) has been deprecated for the ACCDB file format, but many people are still using ULS for their legacy Access MDB applications. Here is a PowerPoint slide deck that Armen Stein, President of J Street and Access MVP, has presented to Access user groups. It describes various approaches for securing an Access database with ULS, with some common mistakes that developers often make and tips to avoid them. PowerPoint file, 139k.

J Street Buzz – The Lottery Problem

The latest edition of the J Street Buzz is out!


J Street Buzz – The Lottery Problem

Developer Download: The Best of Both Worlds: Access-SQL Server Optimization

The Best of Both Worlds: Access-SQL Server Optimization:
Access can be used to build great front-end applications for SQL Server databases, as long as you know how to optimize for performance. This slide deck shows you the basics of using Access as a client-server application so that you can leverage the full power of SQL Server while retaining the techniques you have learned in Access. PowerPoint, 379K.

Fake “FTC investigation” email making the rounds again


Happy New Year!

A new year means new beginnings!

Need help making your business as efficient and effective as it can be with a new database for your data? Need help updating your existing system?

Contact us – we can help!

Case Study: Alaska Cruise Quotes

A detailed look at the custom development of Alaska Cruise Quotes.

Access Developers Conference – Vienna, Austria

Attend an exciting and informative Access Developers Conference in Vienna!

That’s right, in Vienna, Austria!  And it gets better – the conference will be in English!

Developer and Access MVP Karl Donaubauer is currently taking names to gauge the interest in this event.

  • Conference dates: April 1 – 2, 2017
  • Conference will be held at a four star hotel
  • 7-9 presentations from experienced developers & MVPs from Europe & the US
  • Free guided tour of Vienna
  • Other optional activities

For more information and to be placed on the interest list, please visit


J Street’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest!

We are a creative group here at J Street – after all, we DO build custom systems!

Our creativity shows not only in our work, but in our play, too!  At our Ugly Christmas Sweater contest this past week ALL of the entries were custom (no off-the-shelf sweaters for us!)!

Mike, our Project Manager, won with the most votes for his one-of-a-kind Candy Cane sweater, complete with jingling bells, Christmas tie, and a Santa hat!

Happy Holidays to all of you!

Beware Of Scam Package Delivery Emails!

‘Tis the season of joy – and hackers trying to steal your personal information!  Scammers are sending out emails to unsuspecting users that state that their package could not be delivered – with the hopes that you will click on the links embedded in the email…

USA Today article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2016/12/08/fake-package-delivery-notices-christmas-malware-ransomware/94631888/


Free Developer Download: User Interface Guidelines

User Interface Guidelines

Also known as “Beauty Is Only Skin Deep, But It Gets You Asked To Dance!” It’s our approach to designing consistent, professional-looking forms. Word, 64K.