Archive: Mar 2015

QuickBooks Online

What’s new for developers in QuickBooks Online V84?

In this post Product Manager Tony Chang shares what’s new for developers with the recent release of QuickBooks Online V84.  In Quickbooks Online V84, we’ve got more accounting API enhancements and fixes for you based on your feedback. Purchase Order Custom Fields We’ve exposed purchase order custom fields through the API enabling you to create, read, update, and delete the custom fields that show up on Purchase Order forms.  Email and PDF support for… Read more

 March 31, 2015 | Tony Chang

Marketing Tips / QuickBooks App Store

How-To Build a Great App Card

Your app card is your App's sales page. You might have only one chance to impress potential customers, small business owners, and accountants, so it’s important to get it right from the start. So what does it really take to market your app successfully and increase customer conversion? Taking into account the latest global app marketing features on QuickBooks, we’ve summarized our app card marketing best practices here. ... Read more

 March 25, 2015 | Kevin Hwa

Technical Tips

How-to Guide to Taking Advantage of the New Global App Marketing Features

We are pleased to announce the new global app marketing features on the Intuit Developer Portal! You now have the flexibility to customize your app card marketing content (screenshots, descriptions, pricing plans, etc.) on for each country we support (United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, India). You’re probably already picturing ways to market your app differently in each country, so let’s get started by following the steps below:  1. Select which individual countries… Read more

 March 24, 2015 | Kevin Hwa

QuickBooks Online

What’s new for developers in QuickBooks Online V83?

In this post Product Manager Tony Chang shares what’s new for developers with the release of QuickBooks Online V83. QuickBooks Online V83 was recently released and deployed to all of our customers. You can find a nice overview of what’s in V83 in this YouTube video. Below is a summary of the enhancements and fixes you’ll find in our API and a sneak peak of what to expect next! Transfers The Transfer entity is now available and… Read more

 March 23, 2015 | Tony Chang

QuickBooks App Store

Publishing on QuickBooks Now Easier

We’ve heard your feedback! A lot of you have provided input on the publishing process for QuickBooks We’re working hard to meet your needs and have made an important change to the requirements for publishing on What’s new Apps published on QuickBooks must implement single sign-on (SSO). To ease the way for apps that also require their own credentials, we’ve added a new SSO option that lets you prompt users to… Read more

 March 20, 2015 | Vishal Aggarwal


Dev site + Sandbox down Saturday, March 21

We’ll be doing some updates on Saturday, March 21 starting at 7 am PDT. The Developer site and sandbox will down for approximately 10 hours and will down for approximately 3 hours.  Please follow for updates. Read more

 March 20, 2015 | Jo Peach


QuickBooks Connect Hackathon winner goes live on

­Hackathons sometimes have a reputation of having short-lived rewards: all the caffeine you can drink, elimination of the need to sleep,  camaraderie with fellow insomniacs, networking opportunities, and, on occasion, there’s even beer! This may be due to the fact that not many hackers get to see their time, effort, and hard work blossom into something more–something long-standing, publicly available, and most of all, profitable. Enter Jobber, a QuickBooks Connect Hackathon team who hacked their way into winning… Read more

 March 18, 2015 | Jo Peach

Technical Tips

Reports API: Upcoming fix in date format

We have had a lot of developers report a bug about the format of date returned from the reports API response. Even though the reports API specification mentions that all dates are in YYYY-MM-DD format, this does not hold good for cases where company settings are modified to use a different formatting option for date values.  Instead of YYYY-MM-DD date values are generated using the company’s date formatting options (as set in company settings). In the release slated for… Read more

 March 16, 2015 | Vishal Aggarwal

News / QuickBooks App Store

Open Platform is Key to Success for Intuit as QuickBooks Online Nears 1M Subscribers

Today’s small business owners are much like the consumers of a decade ago making the switch from a flip-phone to a smartphone. They understand that the cloud offers more than the promise of an improved product. The iPhone did not simply represent a better version of a flip-phone. It completely changed what a phone was used for. The same holds true for the future of small business software. Whether it’s mobile payments, CRM, or back-office tools, small business owners are… Read more

 March 9, 2015 | Avi Golan