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Re: Web API
- Subject: Re: Web API
- From: Chris Bennett <..hidden..>
- Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2012 11:05:26 -0500
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
> 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
> and a working copy at:
> and an autodoc at:
> Chris Bennett
Right now, I am using English, but I also want to use Spanish