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January 2016 - Intuit Developer Community Blog


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January 25, 2016 | Lisa Rathjens

Hello {Intuit Developer} World

Late last week, I officially started my new role as the leader of the Intuit Developer team. I'm excited to work with all of you in our community, and I'd like to share a little bit about me. I've held a variety of roles as a developer, manager, and engineering exec in startups and multi-national companies. Early in my career, I also founded a three-person startup on the Apple platform. I have walked in your shoes, and felt the pain and thrill of building a business on a platform... Read more

January 13, 2016 | Lisa Rathjens

Designing for Downtime: Understanding the Cranky Path

As a self-taught, long-time application developer, I've learned many hard lessons. Most are common to us all: backup the database before dropping tables, ground yourself before messing with your server's motherboard, review infinite loops that might spam the CEO, etc. Recently, I was reminded of one of the toughest lessons to learn: network calls will inevitably fail... Read more

January 13, 2016 | Lisa Rathjens

New Year, New Hackathons: Get your code on with us!

Last year, we got our code on at several hackathons including Hack the North, the 2015 DeveloperWeek Hackathon, as well as a few Startup Weekends. We finished the year with a bang with our own $100k hackathon (check out the highlight reel and finalist pitches) at QuickBooks Connect... Read more

January 12, 2016 | Lisa Rathjens

Google Analytics for App Listing Tracking

We've recently revised the "Google Analytics and QuickBooks Apps Store tracking" developer guide with all the latest details. It is intended for application developers who are familiar with Google Analytics and want to use it to track user activities related to their QuickBooks App Store app listing... Read more