Archive: Mar 2014

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Monthly IPP Developer Call – April 2014

IPP Developer Lon Orenstein, from Dashboards+Sync for QuickBooks and Microsoft CRM and Map Business Online hosts a monthly developer call for IPP developers. Per Lon: “The purpose is for developers to get together and talk about things specific to our issues (especially technical ones), how we run our business, how we deal with Intuit, and any other topics you’d like to bring up that are common to… Read more

 March 31, 2014 | David Leary

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The QuickBooks Online Reports API has arrived!

I am proud to finally announce the following: Last night, the team successfully delivered the QuickBooks Online Reports API! This news has already have made some developers very happy: “OK, this is awesome. I’ve got data coming out. Looks a lot like the QBD reports we see from the desktop SDK” – Joe Dwyer, CTO, Propelware “The QBO Reports API opens up a whole new world… Read more

 March 25, 2014 | David Leary

Technical Tips

Advanced SQL Queries

We have been getting a lot of questions lately about constructing queries for QBO V3 Services. This article showcases some of the more popular inquiries of late. For full documentation about constructing queries and submitting them to data services, consult Query Operations in the QuickBooks Online documentation. ... Read more

 March 20, 2014 | Patty Hair

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IPP Blogs and Platform Status Feeds

The developer site looks different, what changed?? Is QBO service down? My customers are noticing intermittent failures. The answers to these questions can be found in our blogs and status dashboards. An easy way to get access to these updates is by subscribing to our blogs and dashboards using RSS feeds. RSS feeders/aggregators help to deliver content to your mailbox, so you are instantly notified of upcoming changes and current statuses. For you, the developer, this means… Read more

 March 19, 2014 | Priya Vijayakumar

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Update on Migration to QuickBooks Online REST API v3

Happy Pi Day! We hope you are all enjoying this excuse to savor your favorite kind of pie as well as annoy all your non-geek friends with jokes. I’m Lori Fraleigh, the new Director of Developer Relations for IPP. I joined Intuit two months ago and have been getting familiar with our developers and their applications. Some of you might recall we had targeted tomorrow, 3/15, as the deadline for some of our QBO migration programs. We finally have an… Read more

 March 14, 2014 | Lori Fraleigh

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Customer Account Data – PHP Example

Last week I posted: QuickBooks OAuth – PHP Example which featured code and a pre-constructed environment for you to quickly run the example. Today, I am posting a similar example for the Customer Account Data (CAD) API. This example is even better than the last one, as you can simply click run.  It uses my set of test tokens to pull data from the API directly.  Also the example includes all the major calls that you would… Read more

 March 11, 2014 | admin

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Guest Post: Dynamically Provisioning Subdomains for SaaS Products

In the spirit of “all of us are in this together”, I have asked fellow Apps.com developer, Brandon Zehm, to write a guest post about handling subdomains in your SaaS app. I hope you find it useful. -david The Problem Let’s say you’re building a web service and have decided that each customer should access the service using a… Read more

 March 6, 2014 | David Leary

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IPP Site Changes This Week 3-7-14

We continue to work hard to improve the developer experience for you. On Friday, March 7 2014, we are releasing an update to the developer website which includes changes to the backend website that you will not notice. The backend changes do not affect the APIs.  The change that you will notice is the updated connections reports. The “Connection Fee” column will change to represent the new billing model that all QBD connections are either billable… Read more

 March 5, 2014 | admin

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Monthly IPP Developer Call – March 2014

IPP Developer Lon Orenstein, from Dashboards+Sync for QuickBooks and Microsoft CRM and Map Business Online hosts a monthly developer call for IPP developers. Per Lon: “The purpose is for developers to get together and talk about things specific to our issues (especially technical ones), how we run our business, how we deal with Intuit, and any other topics you’d like to bring up that are common… Read more

 March 4, 2014 | David Leary

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Integrating Harvest with QuickBooks Online with NO code using Zapier.

Are you an an accountant, pro adviser or a small business owner? Have you ever tried to integrate one or more of the Saas applications you use to run your business with QuickBooks Online? Unless you can code and use REST APIs, the answer is probably no. Introducing Zapier, making it possible to integrate with QuickBooks without writing code. If you are looking for very deep data integration between QuickBooks and another SaaS application then Zapier is not the tool… Read more

 March 3, 2014 | Jarred Keneally