New web views in MoneyWorks 9.1 and later

WKWebKit on Mac MoneyWorks 9.1 and later on Mac uses WKWebView instead Webview for embedded web controls. This change should be entirely transparent to existing scripts that use webviews. You get the newer out-of-process javascript engine. WebView2 on Windows MoneyWorks … Continue reading

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Communicating with Javascript in a Web View

MoneyWorks 9.1 provides modernised web views on Mac and Windows (see New Web Views in MoneyWorks 9.1). MoneyWorks 9.1 and later also provides new functionality for communicating with the content of web views (requires WebView2 Runtime on Windows). Calling out … Continue reading

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Server change notifications

External system notification has been implemented in MoneyWorks Datacentre 9.0.2. This allows another server to be notified whenever a change is made in a MoneyWorks database. This will remove the need for external systems to poll for changes (a practice … Continue reading

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MoneyWorks Now login gateway API

If you are implementing a service that will access a MoneyWorks database via its REST interface hosted on a MoneyWorks Now server, you can retrieve the necessary login credentials by querying the MoneyWorks Now login gateway. A MoneyWorks Datacentre REST … Continue reading

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Interfacing with a mail client on Windows

By default. MoneyWorks uses SimpleMAPI to create a new email message in the system mail client (assuming the default system mail client supports SimpleMAPI). The drawback with SimpleMAPI is that it is modal (you must send or discard each message … Continue reading

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Optimising a report

Some time ago I had the need to find a pair of transactions that added or subtracted to a particular number. In fact when you are chasing down a problem in a set of accounts this is not an uncommon … Continue reading

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GetLastErrorMessage

GetLastErrorMessage() Retrieves the last logged error message. When a script gets an error from the Import() function, you can use GetLastErrorMessage() to get more information about the last error that occurred. Important: The last error message will only be updated … Continue reading

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Importing over high latency network

Ideally, importing to a cloud server would always be done via cloud APIs (i.e. the REST API provided by MoneyWorks Datacentre). However, one of the advantages of MoneyWorks over browser-based cloud solutions is that you can integrate seamlessly with other … Continue reading

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Statement Optimisation

Name.DBalance Generating statements involves quite a lot of database requests per statement. Statement (and invoice) forms are generated on the client, so it pays to try to eliminate unnecessary processing when statements will be generated for data that is hosted … Continue reading

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