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June 13, 2022 | Lisa Rathjens

What is SQL injection and how does it work?

Writing secure code that does not allow for the injection of malicious code is a challenge for any developer. We asked the experts from Synopsys Software Integrity Group to share some best practices for how to avoid these attacks. The following is a guest post by that team. Definition of….. Read more

February 10, 2021 | Lisa Rathjens

Developers: How to prepare your app for your next security review

Building an app integration with QuickBooks® comes with serious responsibility to protect the data and privacy of QuickBooks customers. If your app is popular (more than 500 QuickBooks customers are attached) or is listed on the QuickBooks app store, Intuit® will conduct its own security scan of your app, annually. ….. Read more

October 13, 2020 | Lisa Rathjens

Security benefits of open source software

With the open source community driving innovation, more and more enterprises are embracing open source software. They consider software that can be seen, modified, and improved upon as an important tool in their technology tool chest. A Red Hat Report,….. Read more

November 6, 2019 | Lisa Rathjens

Reminder: Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10

You may already know that, as of Jan. 1, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7. What does this mean for app developers? Computers running on Windows 7 will be more vulnerable to security risks and viruses. As an app developer,….. Read more

December 15, 2015 | Lisa Rathjens

Overview of Apps.com Review process

Building an app to help the lives of accountants and small businesses can be hard work, and it would be a shame for all that effort to not reach the people who could use it most. QuickBooks Apps.com is a repository that we manage for people who have built apps that integrate into QuickBooks Online. We do this primarily to make sure that our QuickBooks Online users can find the best apps to help run their business, but also to make sure that our developers get the help they need when distributing and marketing their app. In this post we will be covering the three reviews required to publish your app on QuickBooks Apps.com... Read more