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April 27, 2016 | Lisa Rathjens

Accelerate your app development with Intuit Developer: in person May 17

Is your interest piqued by the $100k app contest mentioned here? Do you want to jump-start your app development or integration with QuickBooks Online? Or do you want some in-person, 1:1 technical support? Then join the Intuit Developer team in San Francisco on Tuesday, May 17th for a half or full day of in-person technical goodness to accelerate your development... Read more

April 25, 2016 | Manas Mukherjee

Quick start to QuickBooks Online REST API with OAuth1.0

As a Developer Relations Engineer, I have the opportunity to interact with talented developers every day. Whether they want to write code to better visualize financial data or to automate customer-facing email campaigns, they have one thing in common: the need for rapid integration. A common roadblock developers often encounter is authenticating API Calls to QuickBooks Online... Read more

April 18, 2016 | admin

Benefits of SSO and how it works, indepth

So what is SSO, you ask? SSO, or Single Sign On, is a mechanism to help create the feeling of a single ecosystem across multiple services for the end user by sharing key elements of an identity. For customers, it is a delight. For the app, it is a conversion rather than a lead, without any friction. It is a win-win for all stake holders... Read more

April 6, 2016 | Priya Vijayakumar

Voiding Invoice Objects

QuickBooks Online supports the capability to void an invoice that was inadvertently created. That capability has now been extended to the REST APIs; the Invoice API now supports the void operation... Read more

April 5, 2016 | admin

New Developer Guide: Linked Transactions

Check out the latest dev guide on linked transactions, just released to production! This new guide provides information on how QuickBooks transactions are interrelated and how you can use the QuickBooks API to create and discover these relationships... Read more

March 23, 2016 | admin

New Developer Guide: Class Tracking

Check out the new developer guide on class tracking, just released to production! This topic unlocks the secrets of using classes to classify transactions according to different business segments. The focus is on using the QuickBooks API, but also showcases how the API relates to the QuickBooks GUI in various stages of configuring and using class tracking... Read more

February 4, 2016 | admin

REST essentials for the QuickBooks API

Hot off the press is a quick reference guide of REST API essentials that will help you get going with the QuickBooks API. All the details are in one place for both of the QuickBooks API domains: Accounting API and Payments API... Read more

January 13, 2016 | Peter Lavelle

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