DataBind Wave Financial Data to the DevExpress Data Grid

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Wave Financial ADO.NET Provider

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Use the CData ADO.NET Provider for Wave Financial with the DevExpress Windows Forms and Web controls to provide Wave Financial data to a chart.

The CData ADO.NET Provider for Wave Financial implements standard ADO.NET data access components that can be used with third-party controls. The standard ADO.NET process for databinding can be followed to enable bidirectional access to live data from UI controls. In this article we show how to use the CData components to databind to the DevExpress Windows Forms and Web controls; you will databind to a chart that displays current data.

Connect using the API Token

You can connect to Wave Financial by specifying the APIToken You can obtain an API Token using the following steps:

  1. Log in to your Wave account and navigate to "Manage Applications" in the left pane.
  2. Select the application that you would like to create a token for. You may need to create an application first.
  3. Click the "Create token" button to generate an APIToken.

Connect using OAuth

If you wish, you can connect using the embedded OAuth credentials. See the Help documentation for more information.

Windows Forms Controls

The code below shows how to populate a DevExpress chart with Wave Financial data. The WaveFinancialDataAdapter binds to the Series property of the chart control. The Diagram property of the control defines the x- and y-axes as the column names.

using (WaveFinancialConnection connection = new WaveFinancialConnection( "InitiateOAuth=GETANDREFRESH")) { WaveFinancialDataAdapter dataAdapter = new WaveFinancialDataAdapter( "SELECT Id, DueDate FROM Invoices WHERE Status = 'SENT'", connection); DataTable table = new DataTable(); dataAdapter.Fill(table); DevExpress.XtraCharts.Series series = new DevExpress.XtraCharts.Series(); chartControl1.Series.Add(series); series.DataSource = table; series.ValueDataMembers.AddRange(new string[] { "DueDate" }); series.ArgumentScaleType = DevExpress.XtraCharts.ScaleType.Qualitative; series.ArgumentDataMember = "Id"; series.ValueScaleType = DevExpress.XtraCharts.ScaleType.Numerical; chartControl1.Legend.Visibility = DevExpress.Utils.DefaultBoolean.False; ((DevExpress.XtraCharts.SideBySideBarSeriesView)series.View).ColorEach = true; }

Web Controls

The code below shows how to populate a DevExpress Web control with Wave Financial data. The WaveFinancialDataAdapter binds to the Series property of the chart; the Diagram property defines the x- and y-axes as the column names.

using DevExpress.XtraCharts; using (WaveFinancialConnection connection = new WaveFinancialConnection( "InitiateOAuth=GETANDREFRESH")) { WaveFinancialDataAdapter WaveFinancialDataAdapter1 = new WaveFinancialDataAdapter("SELECT Id, DueDate FROM Invoices WHERE Status = 'SENT'", connection); DataTable table = new DataTable(); WaveFinancialDataAdapter1.Fill(table); DevExpress.XtraCharts.Series series = new Series("Series1", ViewType.Bar); WebChartControl1.Series.Add(series); series.DataSource = table; series.ValueDataMembers.AddRange(new string[] { "DueDate" }); series.ArgumentScaleType = ScaleType.Qualitative; series.ArgumentDataMember = "Id"; series.ValueScaleType = ScaleType.Numerical; ((DevExpress.XtraCharts.SideBySideBarSeriesView)series.View).ColorEach = true; }