Archive: Mar 2009


@ippdev Now On Twitter

If you are a Twitter freak, then you might be interested in the Intuit Partner Platform developer community Twitter feed…it's up and running: @ippdev…add as your friend to get updates on IPP stuff and chat!… Read more

 March 30, 2009 | admin


Prototyping and Wireframing – Getting Everyone on the Same Page

Communicating ideas visually and getting everyone on the same page (literally) when you are designing or modifying user interfaces is a critical step in the overall development process and ending up with a great user experience. And doing so earlier and often, the better…without this you'll end up here 🙂 There are many ways to do this and quite a few tools that make this a speedy and simple task. Of course, Flex is a great tool for developers… Read more

 March 28, 2009 | admin


Advantage SmartRoutes Now Live!

Advantage SmartRoutes, built on the Intuit Partner Platform is now live and fully available at the Intuit Workplace! From the article: "TomTom, the world's leading navigation solutions provider, today announced a strategic partnership with Advantage Integrated Solutions, a premier Intuit QuickBase consultant-developer, to optimize business fleet organization and itinerary planning on TomTom PRO Series navigation devices. TomTom PRO Series, a… Read more

 March 26, 2009 | admin


Updates to Intuit Marketplace!

Driving lots of small business users to Intuit Marketplace is important to us and to our developer community.  Making it easy for them to discover and purchase applications that solve their needs is critical, and one of the things that makes the Intuit Partner Platform offering special.  After conducting focus groups with a number of small business users and with the emphasis on improving the user experience and… Read more

 March 24, 2009 | Alex Chriss


Participating in the Intuit Community as an Intuit Developer

The Intuit Community is a great place to share your QuickBooks and small business knowledge with others.  It can be a way to get your name out there, to build familiarity with your products and services, and to network.  By answering questions you let prospective customers get a free sample of your expertise. Before you participate, it is important to be familiar with the Community rules and expectations. The philosophy behind these rules… Read more

 March 24, 2009 | Annie Terry

Technical Tips

How to manage Relationships between tables in QuickBase for IPP?

How do we handle QuickBase relationships using the Intuit Partner Platform Flex SDK Plugin? The QuickBase Missing Manual describes the mechanics for creating relationships between tables as well as common use-case relationships. For example, you can think of a one-to-many relation between projects and tasks where each task in the tasks table is linked to a specific project in the projects table. The projects table is referred to as the Master table and the… Read more

 March 17, 2009 | admin


RIA’s and PaaS’s, The Intuit Partner Platform

RIA Weekly is a great podcast series produced by Adobe’s Ryan Stewart and Redmonk’s Michael Coté discussing Rich Internet Applications and related news. Last week they published RIA Weekly #45 – RIA’s and PaaS’s, The Intuit Partner Platform, where we talked about Intuit’s involvement in the RIA space and the Intuit Partner Platform. Thanks to Michael and Ryan for inviting me on their show. If you have… Read more

 March 11, 2009 | admin

Technical Tips

How is the QuickBaseDTOArrayCollection different from an ArrayCollection?

Apart from the name, there are some important properties and methods that make it more useful in the context of writing your Flex code. You can leverage the framework and use QuickBaseDTOArrayCollection to keep your data up to date and avoid having to do the low-level programming to acheive the same otherwise. I'll try and explain this with some very simple code snippets. The following is defined in the model.          public var developersDTO: Developers_DTO = new Developers_DTO();         public… Read more

 March 6, 2009 | admin


Register for the IPP Roadmap Update Webinar 3/6/09

The team continues to receive a tremendous amount of high quality feedback from our developer community.  We want to share with you the features and capabilities we have planned for the Intuit Partner Platform – this is your chance to review those plans, give us feedback and ask questions directly to the IPP product development team. Register for session: Please note: you MUST be a member of the Intuit Developer Network to attend this… Read more

 March 5, 2009 | admin