Query Wave Financial Data as a MySQL Database in Node.js

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Execute MySQL queries against Wave Financial data from Node.js.

You can use CData Connect Cloud to query Wave Financial data through a MySQL interface. Follow the procedure below to create a virtual database for Wave Financial in Connect Cloud and start querying using Node.js.

CData Connect Cloud provides a pure MySQL, cloud-to-cloud interface for Wave Financial, allowing you to easily query live Wave Financial data in Node.js — without replicating the data to a natively supported database. As you query data in Node.js, CData Connect Cloud pushes all supported SQL operations (filters, JOINs, etc) directly to Wave Financial, leveraging server-side processing to quickly return Wave Financial data.

Create a Virtual MySQL Database for Wave Financial Data

CData Connect Cloud uses a straightforward, point-and-click interface to connect to data sources and generate APIs.

  1. Login to Connect Cloud and click Databases.
  2. Select "Wave Financial" from Available Data Sources.
  3. Wave Financial uses OAuth to authenticate. Click Test Database to authenticate with Wave Financial.
  4. Click Privileges -> Add and add the new user (or an existing user) with the appropriate permissions.

With the virtual database created, you are ready to connect to Wave Financial data from any MySQL client.

Query Wave Financial from Node.js

The following example shows how to define a connection and execute queries to Wave Financial with the MySQL module. You will need the following information:

  • Host name, or address, and port: The address of your instance of the Connect Cloud (myinstance.cdatacloud.net) and the port (3306)
  • Username and password: The username and password of a user you authorized on Connect Cloud
  • Database name: The database you configured for Wave Financial (wavefinancialdb)

Connect to Wave Financial data and start executing queries with the code below:

var mysql      = require('mysql');
var fs         = require('fs');
var connection = mysql.createConnection({
  host     : 'myinstance.cdatacloud.net',
  database : 'wavefinancialdb',
  port	   : '3306',
  user     : 'admin',
  password : 'password',
  ssl      : {
    ca : fs.readFileSync('C:/certs/myCA.pem')
  }
});
connection.connect();
connection.query('SELECT * FROM Invoices', function(err, rows, fields) {
  if (err) throw err;
  console.log(rows);
});

connection.end();