[Kmymoney-devel] Status of online banking / call for testers

Alvaro Soliverez asoliverez at kde.org
Mon Aug 18 20:03:25 UTC 2014

Hello Christian,
I cannot help with the test since my banks here don't provide anything
near that functionality.
However, I blogged about it to help spread the word. Hopefully, that
will attract the attention of the right people.

Thanks for all your hard work!


On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 9:20 AM, Christian Dávid <christian-david at web.de> wrote:
> Hello all,
> for a long time I am working on the online banking branch already. It is close
> to be finished even if lot still has to be done. But have a look on what is
> achieved already:
> • It is possible to create, edit and send sepa credit transfers. I used
> KMyMoney for *many* sepa credit transfers already.
> • You can save and edit account numbers (<- plural!) for your payees.
> • Actually you should be able to create national transfers as well. But my
> banks have disabled that feature, so KMyMoney automatically deactivated it as
> well (smart, right?). So I cannot test national transfers anymore.
> So it is time for a break. I hope I can continue in about a month. There are a
> couple of features missing before it can be merged into master (e.g. the
> database). So think about a 4.x release before the merge. I won't be ready
> before October anyway.
> Also I need more testers before it can be released. Jos had some good points
> in his blog why I should not test alone [1].
> So if YOU are interested in HBCI online banking and are willing to compile
> KMyMoney yourself, please clone the add-onlinebanking branch and test it.
> Then write all glitches, issues but also ideas and any feedback to this list
> (maybe with [onlinebanking] in the subject). You can even write a todo list
> [1] for bugs, so it is easier for me to fix that stuff.
> There are some design decisions to make, there I could need some help of people
> who used the online banking features already.
> Please not that using online banking with a database is not possible at the
> moment! But there is some stuff on my computer regarding this already :)
> Each tester helps me a lot to finish the work! Also it is very motivating to
> get feedback — very important during bug hunting.
> Greetings
> Christian
> [1] http://blog.jospoortvliet.com/2014/08/why-developers-should-not-be-testing.html
> [2] https://todo.kde.org/?controller=board&action=show&project_id=16
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