Viewing Wave Financial Data in RAD Studio Data Explorer

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How to view Wave Financial data in RAD Studio Data Explorer using the CData FireDAC Components for Wave Financial.

Embarcadero RAD Studio provides a development environment for Delphi and C++Builder applications. With the CData FireDAC Components for Wave Financial, you gain access to live Wave Financial data within RAD Studio, abstracting the data into tables, views, and stored procedures that can be used to both retrieve and update Wave Financial data. This article will walk through connecting to Wave Financial using the Data Explorer.

Connecting to Wave Financial Data Using Data Explorer

You can create a simple application for displaying Wave Financial data by utilizing the CData FireDAC Components for Wave Financial and a new VCL Forms Application:

  1. Open the Data Explorer in RAD Studio and expand FireDAC.
  2. Right-click on CData Wave Financial Data Source and click Add New Connection.

  3. Name the connection.
  4. Fill in the necessary connection parameters and click OK.

    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.

  5. Back in the Data Explorer, expand the tables for the connection.
  6. Create a new VCL Forms application and drag a table (for example: Invoices) onto the form.

  7. Select the InvoicesTable object on the form and set the Active property to true.
  8. Right-click on the object, bind visually, and link everything (*) to a new control (TStringGrid).

  9. Arrange the TStringGrid on the form and run the application to see the Invoices data.