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Web Server

Excel, Word, Access and other software have the ability to integrate documents and data that is made available throught the internet protocol.
To have the possibility to retrieve the Banana Accounting data from other software, Banana include a web server, and a RESTful API, that can be accessed through http protocol.

Starting the web server

The web server enable you to access the accounting data through http.
The web server is started from the dialog Program Options unter the menu Tools.
Once the web server is started you can access to the server by typing the address "http://localhost:8081/" in your browser or in your application.

Settings

The settings of the file server, like the listening port number and others, are stored in the following file:

Windows: "C:/Users/{user_name}/AppData/Local/Banana.ch/Banana/8.0/httpconfig.ini"
Mac: "/Users/{user_name}/Library/Application Support/Banana.ch/Banana/8.0/httpconfig.ini"
Linux: "/home/{user_name}/.local/share/data/Banana.ch/Banana/8.0/httpconfig.ini"

 

Resources API v1.0

 

/v1

Show the home page of the web server and enable you to navigate the content of the accounting files.

 

/v1/application[/{value_name}]

Return a JSON object with some information about the running application like 'version', 'serial', ... (since Banana 9.0.7).

Examples:

/v1/applicaiton
Returns:
   { 
      "isbeta": false, 
      "isexperimental": true, 
      "name": "BananaExpm90", 
      "osdetails": "Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_12_4; it_CH", 
      "osname": "macOS Sierra (10.12)", 
      "qtversion": "5.8.0", 
      "serial": "80006-170510", 
      "version": "8.0.6.170510" 
   } 

/v1/application/serial
Returns: "80006-170510"

 

/v1/docs

Return the list of opened documents as json array.

Examples:

/v1/docs
Returns: ["accounting.ac2","accounting previous year.ac2", ...]

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}

Return the list of available http requests for the file doc_name as html page.

To access the previous years files just postfix doc_name with '_p1', '_p2', ... (since Banana 9.0.6).
Deprecated: To access the previous year file just postfix doc_name with '_previous'.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2_p1
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2_p2

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/tablenames

Return the list of tables in document doc_name as json array.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/tablenames
Returns: ["Accounting","Transactions", ...]

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/table/{table_name}

Return the content of table table_name in document doc_name as html.

Parameters:

view Contains the the xml name of the view to be returned.

columns Contains the xml names of the columns to be returned.

navigation If set to true the html page navigation is showed, else only the data are showed.

format Contains the format to be returned. Supported formats are 'html' or 'json'. Default is 'html'. Since Banana 9.0.5.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/table/Accounts
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/table/Accounts?view=Base
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/table/Accounts?columns=Account,Group,Description,Balance
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/table/Accounts?format=json

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/table/{table_name}/rowcount

Return the number of rows in the table table_name as text.

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/table/{table_name}/columnnames

Return the list of columns as json array.

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/table/{table_name}/row/{row_nr}/column/{col_name}

Return the value of cell at row row_nr and column col_name as text.

The part row_nr can be a row number starting from 1 or an expression like 'Account=1000' (In this ex. the first row where the field Account is equal to 1000 is used)

The part col_name is the xml name of the requested column.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/table/Accounts/row/2/column/Description
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/table/Accounts/row/Account=1000/column/Balance

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/table/{table_name}/rowlistnames

Return the names of row lists present in the table table_name as json array.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/table/Transactions/rowlistnames
Returns: ["Data","Examples", "Archives", ...]

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/table/{table_name}/rowlist/{rowlist_name}

Return the content of the row list rowlist_name in table_name of document doc_name as html.

Parameters:

view Contains the the xml name of the view to be returned.

columns Contains the xml names of the columns to be returned.

navigation If set to true the html page navigation is showed, else only the data are showed.

format Contains the format to be returned. Supported formats are 'html' or 'json'. Default is 'html'. Since Banana 9.0.5.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/table/Transactions/rowlist/Examples
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/table/Transactions/rowlist/Examples?view=Base
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/table/Accounts?columns=Account,Group,Description,Balance
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/table/Accounts?format=json

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/table/{table_name}/rowlist/{rowlist_name}/rowcount

Return the number of rows in the row list rowlist_name of table table_name as text.

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/table/{table_name}/rowlist/{rowlist_name}/row/{row_nr}/column/{col_name}

Return the value of cell in row list rowlist_name at row row_nr and column col_name as text.

The part row_nr can be a row number starting from 1 or an expression like 'Account=1000' (In this ex. the first row where the field Account is equal to 1000 is used)

The part col_name is the xml name of the requested column.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/table/Accounts/row/2/column/Description
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/table/Accounts/row/Account=1000/column/Balance

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/accounts

Return the list of accounts as json array.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/accounts
Returns: [{"id":"1000","descr":"1000 Cash"}, {"id":"1010","descr":"1000 Post"}, ...]

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/accountdescription/{account_id|Gr=group_id}[/{col_name}]

Return the description of the requested account or group as text.
The part col_name is optional, it is the xml name of the requested column. Default is the column 'Description'.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/accountdescription/1000
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/accountdescription/Gr=1
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/accountdescription/1000/Curreny

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/groups

Return the list of groups as json array.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/groups
Returns: [{"id":"100","descr":"100 Current Assets"}, ...]

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/segments

Return the list of segments as json array.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/segments
Returns: [{"id":":lugano","descr":"Lugano"}, ...]

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/vatcodes

Return the list of vatcodes as json array.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatcodes
Returns: [{"id":"V80","descr":"V80 Sales and services 8.0%"}, ...]

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/vatdescription/{vat_code}[/{col_name}]

Return the description of the requested vat code as text.
The part col_name is optional, it is the xml name of the requested column. Default is the column 'Description'.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatdescription/V80
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatdescription/V80/Gr1

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/balance/{account_id|Gr=group_id|BClass=class_id}/{opening|credit|debit|total|balance|openingcurrency|...}

Return the current balance of the requested account, group or bclass as text.

To access the balances of the previous year file just postfix doc_name with '_p1', '_p2', ... .

The last part or the url can be one of the followings strings: 

  • opening
  • credit
  • debit
  • total
  • balance
  • openingcurrency
  • ceditcurrency
  • debitcurrency
  • totalcurrency
  • balancecurrency
  • rowcount

Parameters:

period Define the start and end date for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like 'Q1' or a start and end date like '2014-01-01/2014-03-31'.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

frequency Define the frequency for the request.
The amounts are calculated at the given frequency and returned as an array.
Frequency abbreviation contains one of the following charachters:

  • D for daily
  • W for weekly
  • M for monthly
  • Q for quarterly
  • S for semesterly
  • Y for yearly

filter Contains a javascript expression used to filter the transactions. The object available to the expression are "row", "rowNr", and "table". 
For example: filter=row.value("Date")==="2014-01-15"

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/balance/1000/opening
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2_p1/balance/1000/opening
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/balance/1000|1010|1020|1030/opening
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/balance/Gr=6/totalcurrency?period=Q1
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/balance/Gr=6/totalcurrency?frequency=M
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/balance/Gr=6/totalcurrency?period=M1&frequency=D
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/balance/BClass=1/balance

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/budget/{account_id|Gr=group_id|BClass=class_id}/{opening|credit|debit|total|balance|openingcurrency|...}

Return the budget of the requested account, group or bclass as text.

To access the budget balances of the previous year file just postfix doc_name with '_p1', '_p2', ... .

The last part or the url can be one of the followings strings: 

  • opening
  • credit
  • debit
  • total
  • balance
  • openingcurrency
  • ceditcurrency
  • debitcurrency
  • totalcurrency
  • balancecurrency
  • rowcount

Parameters:

period Define the start and end date for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like 'Q1' or a start and end date like '2014-01-01/2014-03-31'.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

frequency Define the frequency for the request.
The amounts are calculated at the given frequency and returned as an array.
Frequency abbreviation contains one of the following charachters:

  • D for daily
  • W for weekly
  • M for monthly
  • Q for quarterly
  • S for semesterly
  • Y for yearly

filter Contains a javascript expression used to filter the transactions. The object available to the expression are "row", "rowNr", and "table". 
For example: filter=row.value("Date")==="2014-01-15"

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/budget/1000/opening
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2_p1/budget/1000/opening
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/budget/1000|1010|1020|1030/opening
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/budget/Gr=6/totalcurrency?period=Q1
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/budget/Gr=6/totalcurrency?frequency=M
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/budget/BClass=1/balance

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/interest/{account_id|Gr=group_id|BClass=class_id}

Return the calculated interest on the specified account.

Parameters:

rate The interest rate in percentage (ie.: '5', '3.25'). The decimal separator must be a dot '.'. If positive it calculate the interest fo the debit amounts. If negative it calcaulate the interest on the credits amounts.

period Define the start and end date for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like 'Q1' or a start and end date like '2014-01-01/2014-03-31'.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

frequency Define the frequency for the request.
The amounts are calculated at the given frequency and returned as an array.
Frequency abbreviation contains one of the following charachters:

  • D for daily
  • W for weekly
  • M for monthly
  • Q for quarterly
  • S for semesterly
  • Y for yearly

filter Contains a javascript expression used to filter the transactions. The object available to the expression are "row", "rowNr", and "table". 
For example: filter=row.value("Date")==="2014-01-15"

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/interest/1000?rate=2.5
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/interest/1000?rate=-8.0
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/interest/1000?rate=-8.0&period=Q1
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/interest/1000?rate=-8.0&frequency=Q

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/budgetinterest/{account_id|Gr=group_id|BClass=class_id}

Return the calculated interest on the specified account for the budget transactions.

Parameters:

rate The interest rate in percentage (ie.: '5', '3.25'). The decimal separator must be a dot '.'. If positive it calculate the interest fo the debit amounts. If negative it calcaulate the interest on the credits amounts.

period Define the start and end date for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like 'Q1' or a start and end date like '2014-01-01/2014-03-31'.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

frequency Define the frequency for the request.
The amounts are calculated at the given frequency and returned as an array.
Frequency abbreviation contains one of the following charachters:

  • D for daily
  • W for weekly
  • M for monthly
  • Q for quarterly
  • S for semesterly
  • Y for yearly

filter Contains a javascript expression used to filter the transactions. The object available to the expression are "row", "rowNr", and "table". 
For example: filter=row.value("Date")==="2014-01-15"

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/budgetinterest/1000?rate=2.5
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/budgetinterest/1000?rate=-8.0
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/budgetinterest/1000?rate=-8.0&period=Q1
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/budgetinterest/1000?rate=-8.0&frequency=Q

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/projection/{account_id|Gr=group_id|BClass=class_id}/{opening|credit|debit|total|balance|openingcurrency|...}

Return the projection of the requested account, group or bclass as text.

To access the budget balances of the previous year file just postfix doc_name with '_p1', '_p2', ... .

The last part or the url can be one of the followings strings: 

  • opening
  • credit
  • debit
  • total
  • balance
  • openingcurrency
  • ceditcurrency
  • debitcurrency
  • totalcurrency
  • balancecurrency
  • rowcount

Parameters:

projectionstart This parameter is mandatory and define the start date of the projection.
It can contain a period abbreviation like 'Q1' (start at beginnig of) or a date like '2014-07-01'.

period Define the start and end date for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like 'Q1', a start and end date like '2014-01-01/2014-03-31' or a list of periods separated by a coma like 'S1,S2,ALL'.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

frequency Define the frequency for the request.
The amounts are calculated at the given frequency and returned as an array.
Frequency abbreviation contains one of the following charachters:

  • D for daily
  • W for weekly
  • M for monthly
  • Q for quarterly
  • S for semesterly
  • Y for yearly

filter Contains a javascript expression used to filter the transactions. The object available to the expression are "row", "rowNr", and "table". 
For example: filter=row.value("Date")==="2014-01-15"

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/projection/1000/opening?projectionstart=S1
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/projection/1000/opening?projectionstart=2014-07-01
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2_p1/projection/1000/opening?projectionstart=S1
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2_p1/projection/1000/opening?projectionstart=S1&frequency=M

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/accountcard/{account_id}

Return the account card of account account_id as html.

Parameters:

view Contains the the xml name of the view to be returned.

columns Contains the xml names of the columns to be returned.

navigation If set to true the html page navigation is showed, else only the data are showed.

period Define the start and end date for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like 'Q1' or a start and end date like '2014-01-01/2014-03-31'.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

filter Contains a javascript expression used to filter the transactions. The object available to the expression are "row", "rowNr", and "table". 
For example: filter=row.value("Date")==="2014-01-15"

format Contains the format to be returned. Supported formats are 'html' or 'json'. Default is 'html'. Since Banana 9.0.5.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/accountcard/1000
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/accountcard/1000?period=Q1
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/accountcard/1000?period=2014-01-01/2014-03-31
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/accountcard/1000?filter=row.value("Description").contain("xyz")
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/accountcard/1000?format=json

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/budgetcard/{account_id}

Return the budget card of account account_id as html.

Parameters:

view Contains the the xml name of the view to be returned.

columns Contains the xml names of the columns to be returned.

navigation If set to true the html page navigation is showed, else only the data are showed.

period Define the start and end date for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like '1Q' or a start and end date like '2014-01-01/2014-03-31'.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

filter Contains a javascript expression used to filter the transactions. The object available to the expression are "row", "rowNr", and "table". 
For example: filter=row.value("Date")==="2014-01-15"

format Contains the format to be returned. Supported formats are 'html' or 'json'. Default is 'html'. Since Banana 9.0.5.

Introduced in 7.0.7.0

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/budgetcard/1000
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/budgetcard/1000?period=Q1
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/budgetcard/1000?period=2014-01-01/2014-03-31
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/budgetcard/1000?format=json

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/projectioncard/{account_id}

Return the projection card of account account_id as html.

Parameters:

view Contains the the xml name of the view to be returned.

columns Contains the xml names of the columns to be returned.

navigation If set to true the html page navigation is showed, else only the data are showed.

projectionstart This parameter is mandatory and define the start date of the projection.
It can contain a period abbreviation like 'Q1' (start at beginnig of) or a date like '2014-07-01'.

period Define the start and end date for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like '1Q' or a start and end date like '2014-01-01/2014-03-31'.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

filter Contains a javascript expression used to filter the transactions. The object available to the expression are "row", "rowNr", and "table". 
For example: filter=row.value("Date")==="2014-01-15"

format Contains the format to be returned. Supported formats are 'html' or 'json'. Default is 'html'. Since Banana 9.0.5.

Introduced in 7.0.7.0

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/projectioncard/1000
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/projectioncard/1000?period=Q1
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/projectioncard/1000?period=2014-01-01/2014-03-31
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/projectioncard/1000?format=json

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/vatbalance/{vat_code|Gr=vat_group}/{taxable|amount|notdeductible|posted}

Return the current balance of the requested vat code as text.

The last part of the url can be one of the followings strings: 

  • taxable
  • amount
  • notdeductible
  • posted
  • rowcount

Parameters:

period Define the start and end date for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like 'Q1' or a start and end date like '2014-01-01/2014-03-31'.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

frequency Define the frequency for the request.
The amounts are calculated at the given frequency and returned as an array.
Frequency abbreviation contains one of the following charachters:

  • D for daily
  • W for weekly
  • M for monthly
  • Q for quarterly
  • S for semesterly
  • Y for yearly

filter Contains a javascript expression used to filter the transactions. The object available to the expression are "row", "rowNr", and "table". 
For example: filter=row.value("Date")==="2014-01-15"

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatbalance/V80/balance

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/vatbudget/{vat_code|Gr=vat_group}/{taxable|amount|notdeductible|posted}

Return the budget of the requested vat code as text.

The last part or the url can be one of the followings strings: 

  • taxable
  • amount
  • notdeductible
  • posted
  • rowcount

Parameters:

period Define the start and end date for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like 'Q1' or a start and end date like '2014-01-01/2014-03-31'.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

frequency Define the frequency for the request.
The amounts are calculated at the given frequency and returned as an array.
Frequency abbreviation contains one of the following charachters:

  • D for daily
  • W for weekly
  • M for monthly
  • Q for quarterly
  • S for semesterly
  • Y for yearly

filter Contains a javascript expression used to filter the transactions. The object available to the expression are "row", "rowNr", and "table". 
For example: filter=row.value("Date")==="2014-01-15"

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatbudget/V80/balance

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/vatcard/{vat_code}

Return the account card of the vat code vat_code as html.

Parameters:

view Contains the the xml name of the view to be returned.

columns Contains the xml names of the columns to be returned.

navigation If set to true the html page navigation is showed, else only the data are showed.

period Define the start and end date for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like 'Q1' or a start and end date like '2014-01-01/2014-03-31'.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

filter Contains a javascript expression used to filter the transactions. The object available to the expression are "row", "rowNr", and "table". 
For example: filter=row.value("Date")==="2014-01-15"

format Contains the format to be returned. Supported formats are 'html' or 'json'. Default is 'html'. Since Banana 9.0.5.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatcard/V80
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatcard/V0|V25|V80
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatcard/V80?period=Q1
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatcard/V80?period=2014-01-01/2014-03-31
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatcard/V80?filter=row.value("Description").contain("xyz")
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatcard/V80?format=json

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/vatprojection/{vat_code|Gr=vat_group}/{taxable|amount|notdeductible|posted}

Return the projection of the requested vat code as text.

The last part or the url can be one of the followings strings: 

  • taxable
  • amount
  • notdeductible
  • posted
  • rowcount

Parameters:

projectionstart This parameter is mandatory and define the start date of the projection.
It can contain a period abbreviation like 'Q1' (start at beginnig of) or a date like '2014-07-01'.

period Define the start and end date for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like 'Q1' or a start and end date like '2014-01-01/2014-03-31'.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

frequency Define the frequency for the request.
The amounts are calculated at the given frequency and returned as an array.
Frequency abbreviation contains one of the following charachters:

  • D for daily
  • W for weekly
  • M for monthly
  • Q for quarterly
  • S for semesterly
  • Y for yearly

filter Contains a javascript expression used to filter the transactions. The object available to the expression are "row", "rowNr", and "table". 
For example: filter=row.value("Date")==="2014-01-15"

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatprojection/V80?startdate=2016-18-31
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatprojection/V80/balance?startdate=Q3

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/accreport

Return the accounting report for the document doc_name as html.

Parameters:

view Contains the the xml name of the view to be returned.

columns Contains the xml names of the columns to be returned.

navigation If set to true the html page navigation is showed, else only the data are showed.

period Define the start and end date for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like '1Q' or a start and end date like '2014-01-01/2014-03-31'.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

subdivision Define the period subdivision for the request .A period subdivision is defined by one of the following charachters:

  • M for monthly subdivision
  • Q for quarter sudbivision
  • S for semester subdivision
  • Y for year subdivision

format Contains the format to be returned. Supported formats are 'html' or 'json'. Default is 'html'. Since Banana 9.0.5.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/accreport
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/accreport?period=Q1
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/accreport?subdivision=Q
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/accreport?format=json

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/vatreport

Return the vat report for the document doc_name as html.

Parameters:

view Contains the the xml name of the view to be returned.

columns Contains the xml names of the columns to be returned.

navigation If set to true the html page navigation is showed, else only the data are showed.

period Define the start and end date for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like '1Q' or a start and end date like '2014-01-01/2014-03-31'.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

format Contains the format to be returned. Supported formats are 'html' or 'json'. Default is 'html'. Since Banana 9.0.5.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatreport
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatreport?period=Q3
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/vatreport?format=json

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/journal

Return the journal for the document doc_name as html.

Parameters:

columns Contains the xml names of the columns to be returned.

navigation If set to true the html page navigation is showed, else only the data are showed.

format Contains the format to be returned. Supported formats are 'html' or 'json'. Default is 'html'. Since Banana 9.0.5.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/journal
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/journal?format=json

 

doc/{doc_name}/startperiod

Return the start date in the form of 'YYYY-MM-DD'.

Parameters:

period Define the period for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like '1Q' or be empry. If period is not present or empty the accounting start date is returned.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

See also endPeriod.

Introduced in 7.0.7.0

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/startperiod
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/startPeriod?period=Q3

 

doc/{doc_name}/endPeriod

Return the end date in the form of 'YYYY-MM-DD'.

Parameters:

period Define the period for the request.
It can contain a period abbreviation like '1Q' or be empry. If period is not present or empty the accounting end date is returned.
A period abbreviation is defined by a number followed by one of the following charachters:

  • M for months
  • Q for quarters
  • S for semesters
  • Y for years

See also startPeriod.

Introduced in 7.0.7.0

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/endPeriod
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/endperiod?period=Q3

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/info

Return the info table as html.

Parameters:

columns Contains the xml names of the columns to be returned.

navigation If set to true the html page navigation is showed, else only the data are showed.

format Contains the format to be returned. Supported formats are 'html' or 'json'. Default is 'html'. Since Banana 9.0.5.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/info
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/info?format=json

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/info/{info_section_name}/{info_id_name}

Return the info value section:id as text.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/info/AccountingDataBase/BasicCurrency

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/infos

Return the infos of document doc_name as json object.

Examples:

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/infos
Returns: [{"section":"Base", "id":"FileInfo", "value":""},{"section":"Base", "id":"Date", "value":"2014-05-13"}, ...]

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/messages

Return the list of message as a json array

Parameters:

recheck If set to 'yes' a 'Recheck accounting' is executed.

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/messages/count

Return the number of error messages in the accounting file.

Parameters:

recheck If set to 'yes' a 'Recheck accounting' is executed.

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/apps/{app_name}

Return the www app app_name as a html page. Www apps are a showcase of the powerfull capability of the http api.

A www app is just a html page stored under '{program_folder}/WWW' that is returned by this request. Currently banana accounting has the app "Charts" that permit to display charts of accounts, and the app "Dashboard" that show an overview of the accounting.

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/apps/charts
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/apps/dashboard

 

/v1/doc/{doc_name}/[*/]bananaapiv1.js

Return a javascript file tha define an object oriented interface to access the webserver. With this interface the http requests are hidden behind the object's methods and properties. Methods and properties follow the schema of the BananaApps API. All the request are synchronous.

/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/bananaapiv1.js
/v1/doc/accounting.ac2/charts/bananaapiv1.js // note: only the name is checked and not the path

 

/v1/appdata/{data_id}

The request appdata permit to save and restore parameters. 

GET /v1/appdata/chart_xyz      // return the data chart_xyz
PUT /v1/appdata/chart_xyz      // save some data, the data are sent as body of the request
DELETE /v1/appdata/chart_xyz   // delete the data chart_xyz

 

/v1/appdataform

The request return a form that permit to create, modify or delete app data.

 

/v1/files/{file_name}

The request return the file file_name stored in the folder user data.

Windows: "C:/Users/{user_name}/AppData/Local/Banana.ch/Banana/8.0/httpconfig.ini"
Mac: "/Users/{user_name}/Library/Application Support/Banana.ch/Banana/8.0/httpconfig.ini"
Linux: "/home/{user_name}/.local/share/data/Banana.ch/Banana/8.0/httpconfig.ini"

 

/v1/help

Show the help page (this page) of the web server.

 

/v1/script?scriptfile=path_to_script

Execute the script scriptfile.

Parameters:

scriptfile Define the path of the script to be executed.The path can be an absolute path or a path relative to the user's document directory.

ac2file Define the name of an opened document to be passed to the script. It is optional.

indata Contains text data to be passed to the script. It is optional.

Examples:

/v1/script?scriptfile=getresults.js
/v1/script?scriptfile=getresults.js&ac2file=accounting.ac2

 

/v1/settings

Show the settings of the web server.

 

 

Data formats API

Date

Date values are in ISO 8601 format 'YYYY-MM-DD'.

Decimal

Decimal values have a '.' (dot) as decimal separator and doesn't have a group separator. For example: '12345.67'.
Decimal values are rounded according to the accounting settings.

Text

Text values can contain any character supported by UTF-8.

Time

Time values are in ISO 8601 format 'HH:MM:SS'. The formats 'HH:MM' and 'HH:MM:SS.ZZZ are also accepted.

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