Three projects for Gnucash

John Ralls jralls at
Sat Feb 5 17:01:11 EST 2011

On Feb 5, 2011, at 1:09 PM, Ryan M. Ward wrote:

> Hello All,
> I am interested in working on three projects for Gnucash (two for right now, one later), and was wondering if anyone had thoughts or suggestions:
> 1) Implementing a way of storing receipt images (scanned or from a cell phone, etc....) in a database- referenced by transaction (IE from the ledger, you would have the option of looking up the reciept associated with a particular transaction, and/or querying a collection of transactions and collecting all of their associated receipts- my thought here is mainly for income tax purposes- I do not envision GNUCash being a tax preparer, but this database would be nice for this and other purposes)
> 2) Implementing an interface between Android/iPhone applications and Gnucash- at this point I am thinking via PC/USB connection
> 3) Extending the functionality of the budget system (which I very much like) to include more automatic setup for home budget users, credit card payoff plans, etc....

Those are all interesting ideas. I think that there's already an iOS app that communicates with Gnucash, though Apple doesn't let apps use the USB for communicating with a computer; they have to use the network.

John Ralls

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