Questions about gnuCash backend access
warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Aug 24 13:35:04 EDT 2007
Quoting Samuel deHuszar Allen <dehuszar at gmail.com>:
> I am a Lotus Notes / web developer. Have built a custom Notes app for
> invoicing and billing and am wondering if there is a programmatic way to
> create transactions and records in gnuCash. If so, what languages/tools are
> needed to talk to the program?
There is a C API and a Scheme API.
> I am also curious how transactions are
> stored internally. XML?
Nah, XML is just a storage mechanism. Internally it's stored in a QOF
> Ideally, I would like to create a connection that
> would allow either the Domino server, or a server agnostic webservice to
> write and retrieve information from mobile devices/web forms.
> Any information to these ends would be greatly appreciated. And to be sure,
> any webservice bridge I cobble together will be made available to the
> public. :)
> My normal business email is sda at essentialforms.com, but we've had some
> storms in the Chicago area and my mail server is out until the power comes
> back up. Please respond to dehuszar at gmail.com.
> Thanks in advance,
> Samuel deHuszar Allen
> sda at essentialforms.com
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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