Connect to FreshBooks Data in DBeaver

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FreshBooks JDBC Driver

FreshBooks への完全な読み書きアクセスにより、任意のJava / J2EE アプリケーションから検索(顧客、トランザクション、請求書、販売レシートなど)、アイテムの更新、顧客の編集などを実行できます。



Manage FreshBooks data with visual tools in DBeaver like the query browser.

The CData JDBC Driver for FreshBooks implements JDBC standards that enable third-party tools to interoperate, from wizards in IDEs to business intelligence tools. This article shows how to connect to FreshBooks data with wizards in DBeaver and browse data in the DBeaver GUI.

Create a JDBC Data Source for FreshBooks Data

Follow the steps below to load the driver JAR in DBeaver.

  1. Open the DBeaver application and, in the Databases menu, select the Driver Manager option. Click New to open the Create New Driver form.
  2. In the Driver Name box, enter a user-friendly name for the driver.
  3. To add the .jar, click Add File.
  4. In the create new driver dialog that appears, select the cdata.jdbc.freshbooks.jar file, located in the lib subfolder of the installation directory.
  5. Click the Find Class button and select the FreshBooksDriver class from the results. This will automatically fill the Class Name field at the top of the form. The class name for the driver is cdata.jdbc.freshbooks.FreshBooksDriver.
  6. Add jdbc:freshbooks: in the URL Template field.

Create a Connection to FreshBooks Data

Follow the steps below to add credentials and other required connection properties.

  1. In the Databases menu, click New Connection.
  2. In the Create new connection wizard that results, select the driver.
  3. On the next page of the wizard, click the driver properties tab.
  4. Enter values for authentication credentials and other properties required to connect to FreshBooks.

    FreshBooks はOAuth 認証標準を利用しています。OAuth を使って認証するには、アプリケーションを作成してOAuthClientId、OAuthClientSecret、およびCallbackURL 接続プロパティを取得しなければなりません。

    詳細はヘルプドキュメントの「はじめに」を参照してください。

    Below is a typical connection string:

    jdbc:freshbooks:CompanyName=CData;Token=token;

Query FreshBooks Data

You can now query information from the tables exposed by the connection: Right-click a Table and then click Edit Table. The data is available on the Data tab.