Archive: Feb 2015

News

SMB “App”ortunity catches fire

This is a guest post by Gretchen Salyer, Director of Ecosystem Partnerships for Intuit Developer It’s great to see others catching on to the incredible opportunity developers have to solve critical small business needs in this week’s VentureBeat article on opportunities for developers to build apps for fin-tech. This article reemphasizes a market opportunity that we at Intuit have been aware of for the past 18 months – Financial Institutions offer valuable services, but they are slow… Read more

 February 27, 2015 | Gretchen Salyer

News

New Developer Panel – Join Now!

We want to hear from you! Help us make Intuit Developer work better. Join our Developer Panel to share your thoughts on documentation, support tickets, design, or any pain points you may have. This is a great chance to tell us about what you need, what you like, and what issues you’ve encountered. How the panel works When you join our panel, we may ask you to take a survey every now and then or review some… Read more

 February 23, 2015 | Jo Peach

Technical Tips

OAuth for Intuit demystified

The OAuth protocol enables websites or applications (Consumers) to access Protected Resources from a web service (Service Provider) via an API, without requiring Users to disclose their Service Provider credentials to the Consumers. OAuth can be a complex phenomenon to understand especially when you have to open its guts for troubleshooting when issues arise. ... Read more

 February 19, 2015 | Peter Vogel

News

DeveloperWeek 2015 + the Great Small Business Opp

For those who work within a Developer Program, going to an event called Developer Week is an exciting thing – we get to engage with our community, talk about the opportunity for developers to create for small businesses and generally “talk shop” with other dev programs. Hack On! Developer Week 2015, held in San Francisco this past week, gave us the chance to interact with developers from all over the country and the world. At the weekend hackathon,… Read more

 February 13, 2015 | Jo Peach

Marketing Tips / Technical Tips

Building Apps for Small Business 101

This weekend we’ll be sponsoring the Developer Week 2015 Hackathon and will also be at the conference all next week to answer questions, interact with developers and host a drinkup. One of the top questions we get from new developers is “What app can I or should I build for small business?” In this GetApp podcast (video below) I discuss the small business app ecosystem to give developers new to our program a deeper look in what… Read more

 February 4, 2015 | David Leary

News

Developer Week SF Hackathon: Get Inspired!

This coming weekend, @IntuitDev will join other sponsors at the Developer Week Hackathon. The conference organizers expect as many as 1000 developers to come to this hack, and there are so many challenges vying for their coding brilliance, I imagine it will be somewhat daunting to choose among them!  We’re challenging devs to create an app that “radically improves the lives of small business owners by using the QuickBooks Online API”.  If you are already an… Read more

 February 3, 2015 | Lisa Rathjens

News

Monthly Intuit Developer Call: February 2015

Lon Orenstein, from Dashboards+Sync for QuickBooks and Microsoft CRM and Map Business Online hosts a monthly developer call for Intuit Developers. According to 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 software companies who have Apps… Read more

 February 2, 2015 | Jo Peach