dbFront Reviews

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Quite simply, this product lets you use the power of a database to maintain & report on your data without the need for any front end programming. Providing you use foreign key constraints to maintain your data relationships dbFront will do the rest for you. It provides you with effective control over user authentication & database access and auditing. You can determine which columns to display or hide, which to allow to be read only and which are required. You also have control over the sequence in which columns are shown on the screen. It handles lookup tables well with the ability to sequence the lookup drop down data in any sequence you like. If you want to add business logic into all of this you can always utilise back end database triggers and the dbFront provided Action Buttons. It allows you to easily define who can Read/Update/Delete rows on any table. I needed dbFront because although I am an experienced database designer/developer my user interface development skills are sadly way out of date. dbFront allows me to provide a standardised front end for my users to maintain and report on their data.
The support I have received from the dbFront team has been excellent.

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Only just started using this but it's very easy to use and if there are any issues the support is fantastic. Looking forward to getting more in depth with the programme.

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Our company provides IT services to the SMB market. Most of our customers are extremely cost conscious . In order to provide them with high quality functional software for database access we chose dbFront and MySQL backend. In combination with MySQL Workbench we have provided new database structures and access to old databases using dbFront in a minimum of time and effort.

The most outstanding aspect of dbFront is their customer service and response time to problems and new features. They have shown that it is possible to provide an excellent product and great customer service at an affordable price point.

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We have a ton of user maintained tables. The majority of them are small custom mappings to group data in a different way for reporting purposes. Our previous solution was to have users load excel files and replace the reporting table with the contents of the excel file. The majority of users could not keep the formatting consistent and constantly required intervention to get the data loaded. With this application the users and the db admins are happy!!

The application is easy to install, fits within out supported platforms, easy to configure, and the support is awesome. This has been the app we've been looking for and needed for many years!

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I cant say enough good things about dbFront. I was in need of a quick way to update info in an old MSSQL 2000 db. The first app I came across was dbFront. I haven't had to look any further. I had a small issue setting it up due to it being connected to an old MSSQL 2000 db, but I contacted support and they released a new version that worked right away. I hadnt even committed to buying it yet. Hows that for great support? Once I got the db connected, setting the UI up to my requirements was a breeze.

If you need a easy to use UI for your db, dbFront is for you!

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Thanks for the great review!

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After looking and tiring lot of frontend db software to be chip easy to use and maintain, i had found dBfront.
Every single dollar is worth.
The support is excellent, almost like a personal treat.
The software performances, and it's web frontend are almost perfect.
The developer is attentive to users requests and features.
For me, it's an elite software.

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We're using dbFront as the front end to our own in house data warehouse design, we make a separate warehouse per business area and thus have multiple warehouses to create/manage. We tried to create our own solution and dbFront offers more features, has a friendlier interface and is generally a huge improvement over what we'd managed to make.

On the one hand it is just an interface between the user and SQL (in our case it's a SQL database or ten) but the implementation of drop down boxes, buttons to fire off stored procs and general flexibility of how it can display things is leading us to find more and more uses for it.

We currently have the warehouse design section and another section for users to update the necessary manual tables in various processes and dbFront is the friendly face they see. I've had to do no coding, very little in terms of learning how it works as it's an intuitive interface and every time I've faced an issue with what I was trying to do I had support I could rely on.

Oh and if you can think of something which dbFront might be able to do or would be useful if it could do, they're not afraid to take the idea on board and work on achieving the goal.

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Great webfront to our databases! Been looking for something like this for a long time when I found Dbfront. It does everything I need and a lot more!

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