[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Web API

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 10:45:32AM -0500, Chris Bennett wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 05:03:14AM -0700, Chris Travers wrote:
> > 
> > Yeah.  First what language are you using?
> > 
> > if it's Perl the simplest thing to do is to patch into the existing object
> > model.  In other languages I think the best thing to do is to help modify
> > LedgerSMB at the db level to provide some of the API;s you are looking at
> > doing if they are not supported right now.  The advantage is simply that
> > you put your code where more people will use it that way.  Then it is a
> > matter of writing query mappers in whatever your language is, if not
> > supported yet (currently support Perl and PHP, hope to have Java coming
> > soon).  I can help with that.
> > 
> > I think Hugh Esco is also looking at doing something similar in Perl.  Even
> > if you are using a different language it might be worth collaborating on
> > common components.
> > 
> > Best Wishes,
> > Chris Travers
> I am also working on integrating what I have into LedgerSMB.
> I am very pleased with my own interfaces for inserting, viewing and
> updating my own customer, vendor and parts/assemblies data and I want to
> use that to work into LSMB.
> I happen to use mod_perl for that, but I don't see why that can't be
> attached into LSMB from a handoff into existing web commands after
> processing.
> But doing it with some help would be great.
> I also have something similar for labor, which I am still fiddling with
> to get just right. With my business, all labor is done at an external
> jobsite, often with subcontractors. I always handle materials myself.
> I have set up a git at
> https://github.com/cpbennett/LedgerSMB-Labor-Materials-Custom
> and a working copy at:
> http://forums.ledgersmb.org/perl/VP/pg.pl
> and an autodoc at:
> http://forums.ledgersmb.org/vp.html
> Chris Bennett

Right now, I am using English, but I also want to use Spanish