[Kmymoney-devel] Developing a plugin
thb at net-bembel.de
Tue Jan 27 07:06:31 UTC 2015
On Tuesday 27 January 2015 01:21:39 aga wrote:
> On 27/01/15 00:14, Jack wrote:
> > On 2015.01.26 19:02, aga wrote:
> >> On 26/01/15 23:33, Jack wrote:
> >>> On 2015.01.25 17:07, Paolo Spanevello wrote:
> >>>> does anybody develop a web plugin? at least the essential features
> >>>> for example insert a record in the Ledgers?
> >>>> I followed the link above but it does not work.
> >>>> http://websvn.kde.org/trunk/extragear/office/kmymoney/kmymoney/plugins/
> >>> Paolo,
> >>> KMyMoney has migrated from svn to git some time ago, so the new home
> >>> of the code base would be
> >>> http://projects.kde.org/projects/extragear/office/kmymoney or the
> >>> repository directory under that. If you can tell us where you found
> >>> that link, someone can correct it.
> >>> Also, KMyMoney is a KDE application, not a web application. Plugins
> >>> are to add functionality to the main application. Writing a web
> >>> application to add data to a KMyMoney file is certainly possible, but
> >>> it would not be a KMyMoney plugin - it would be a completely separate
> >>> application (and not an easy thing to do.)
> >>> Just off the top of my head, it might be more reasonable to write a
> >>> web application to accept the data necessary for new transactions,
> >>> but store it as an OFX file, which can then be imported into
> >>> KMyMoney. However, it also depends on what your actual goal is.
> >>> Jack
> >> I've just remembered Web Connect, but can't now remember how it works,
> >> and I couldn't see it in the handbook.
> >> To Paolo
> >> If you already have KMyMoney, then it contains the handbook, with the
> >> section on writing plugins, although it's short on detail.
> > If I remember correctly (I've never used it) WebConnect is the ability
> > to go to your bank or other institution's web site, ask it to download a
> > data file, and then have KMyMoney import that data without the extra
> > step of saving it to disk first. (Yes, it actually does get saved, but
> > you don't have to specify where and then point the KMM import process to
> > that file, so it's a bit more efficient.)
Yes, that's how it works.
> > The only mention of writing plugins I can find is at the end of the
> > section on import and export, and really just says to use the OFX plugin
> > as an example for writing a plugin to import some other format data. I
> > suppose it would be possible to write a web application which is
> > interfaced to a plugin for a KMyMoney instance launched by the web app.
> > Jack
> Yes, I did a search and it produced the page in the handbook, so it is
> I set up a file association for *.ofx and clicked to download. It
> offered kmymoney, and the file was imported correctly. So, it is efficient.
> Rather than needing to produce a fairly complicated ofx file, a simpler
> file could be produced and imported, perhaps.
Doesn't webconnect support all import formats incl. QIF and CSV? OK, it might
have to be setup correctly.
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