Archive: May 2015


Startup Weekend NYC B2B Edition

So how was your weekend? Typically, my answer depends on how creative I can get with saying  “pretty good.” But this past weekend, I had the privilege of spending my weekend in New York City with an amazing group of problem solvers, innovators and explorers all coming together to exercise their entrepreneurial muscles in the B2B space for Startup Weekend NYC. At Intuit Developer, we aspire to be a platform that can spark and… Read more

 May 20, 2015 | Tony Chang

Developer Tools

Sandbox Goes Global

Today we’re excited to announce that our QuickBooks Online Sandbox developer environment now supports Australia (AU) and United Kingdom (UK) regions. The QuickBooks Online sandbox environment, launched last year at QuickBooks Connect, gives developers a ready-to-use, sandbox company for development and testing purposes, including sample data. The sandbox looks and acts just like a customer’s live QuickBooks company. Sandbox Environments for AU and UK Until today, sandbox environments were only US-based. Now, we are taking it… Read more

 May 18, 2015 | Vishal Aggarwal


What is #UnicornLibations? The official history of #UnicornLibations

As we fall on the one year anniversary of #UnicornLibations, I figured this would be a good time to appease some of you that have asked: “What’s with the unicorn?” The Birth of #UnicornLibations Intuit has an annual internal conference called ‘Create the Offering’ (CTOF), essentially it a conference for about half of all Intuit employees that work on creating our products (including services). At last year’s event (CTOF14), the Intuit social team was giving out… Read more

 May 13, 2015 | David Leary

News / QuickBooks Connect

Intuit Goes Local

Updated: June 2, 2015 Did you notice that earlier this week Intuit announced some QuickBooks Connect Local events? These 1-day events are geared toward helping small businesses be more successful. We know that many small business owners can’t take lots of time away from work to travel to training events and conferences, so Intuit is coming to them. This is also an opportunity for Intuit developers — who create apps… Read more

 May 6, 2015 | Lisa Rathjens

Payments API

What’s New for Developers with Payments APIs

Today we’re very excited to announce that our Payments APIs are out of Beta! Last October, at our QuickBooks Connect conference, we introduced our new Payments API that enabled tokenization and charging of credit cards. The response to the launch of these APIs was really positive. We also received requests for more capabilities for the APIs. We’ve heard your feedback, and are introducing new services that will help you build the very best small… Read more

 May 5, 2015 | admin

QuickBooks App Store

Got customers? Expand your reach on QuickBooks

When we talk to developers about the opportunity to integrate with QuickBooks Online and solve real problems that small businesses face, we often get asked: “What kind of traffic can I expect on your app store?” Here are some general QuickBooks performance metrics: Each month, more than 600k unique visitors come to Of those visitors, 22% (or more than 100k each month) click on one or more… Read more

 May 4, 2015 | Lori Fraleigh

QuickBooks Desktop

Timeline Reminder: Plans to Support Your QuickBooks Desktop Customers

Last September, we announced plans to discontinue the QuickBooks Desktop REST API. Over the past few months, we have provided guidance on how to transition your app and your customers to a QuickBooks Online solution. We want to remind you of the timeline and make sure you have all of the information you need to complete a smooth transition. Timeline September 2015: We will stop promoting existing QuickBooks Desktop REST API-based applications on… Read more

 May 1, 2015 | Lisa Rathjens