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

Alvaro Soliverez asoliverez at kde.org
Tue Aug 19 10:44:17 UTC 2014

Looks like the post was a success. I hope we get more testers.

One of the questions posted on the blog was, whether there is a list
of banks that support online transfers.

On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 5:03 PM, Alvaro Soliverez <asoliverez at kde.org> wrote:
> 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.
> http://soliverez.com.ar/home/2014/08/status-of-online-banking-in-kmymoney-call-for-testers/
> Thanks for all your hard work!
> Regards,
> Alvaro
> 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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