Connect to Sage Cloud Accounting Data from PowerBuilder

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Sage Cloud Accounting ADO.NET Provider

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This article demonstrates how to access Sage Cloud Accounting data from PowerBuilder using the CData ADO.NET Provider for Sage Cloud Accounting.

The CData ADO.NET providers are easy-to-use, standards-based controls that can be used from any platform or development technology that supports Microsoft .NET, including PowerBuilder. This article shows how to use the CData ADO.NET Provider for Sage Cloud Accounting in PowerBuilder.

This article shows how to create a basic PowerBuilder application that uses the CData ADO.NET Provider for Sage Cloud Accounting to perform reads and writes.

  1. In a new WPF Window Application solution, add all the Visual Controls needed for the connection properties.

    You can connect to Sage Business Cloud Accounting using the embedded OAuth connectivity. When you connect, the OAuth endpoint opens in your browser. Log in and grant permissions to complete the OAuth process. See the OAuth section in the online Help documentation for more information on other OAuth authentication flows.

  2. Add the DataGrid control from the .NET controls.
  3. Configure the columns of the DataGrid control. Below are several columns from the Account table: <DataGrid AutoGenerateColumns="False" Margin="13,249,12,14" Name="datagrid1" TabIndex="70" ItemsSource="{Binding}"> <DataGrid.Columns> <DataGridTextColumn x:Name="idColumn" Binding="{Binding Path=Id}" Header="Id" Width="SizeToHeader" /> <DataGridTextColumn x:Name="nameColumn" Binding="{Binding Path=contact_name}" Header="contact_name" Width="SizeToHeader" /> ... </DataGrid.Columns> </DataGrid>
  4. Add a reference to the CData ADO.NET Provider for Sage Cloud Accounting assembly.

Connect the DataGrid

Once the visual elements have been configured, you can use standard ADO.NET objects like Connection, Command, and DataAdapter to populate a DataTable with the results of an SQL query:

System.Data.CData.SageBCAccounting.SageBCAccountingConnection conn conn = create System.Data.CData.SageBCAccounting.SageBCAccountingConnection(connectionString) System.Data.CData.SageBCAccounting.SageBCAccountingCommand comm comm = create System.Data.CData.SageBCAccounting.SageBCAccountingCommand(command, conn) System.Data.DataTable table table = create System.Data.DataTable System.Data.CData.SageBCAccounting.SageBCAccountingDataAdapter dataAdapter dataAdapter = create System.Data.CData.SageBCAccounting.SageBCAccountingDataAdapter(comm) dataAdapter.Fill(table) datagrid1.ItemsSource=table.DefaultView

The code above can be used to bind data from the specified query to the DataGrid.