Connect to Wave Financial Data in CloverDX (formerly CloverETL)

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Wave Financial JDBC Driver

Rapidly create and deploy powerful Java applications that integrate with Wave Financial.



Transfer Wave Financial data using the visual workflow in the CloverDX data integration tool.

The CData JDBC Driver for Wave Financial enables you to use the data transformation components in CloverDX (formerly CloverETL) to work with Wave Financial as sources and destinations. In this article, you will use the JDBC Driver for Wave Financial to set up a simple transfer into a flat file. The CData JDBC Driver for Wave Financial enables you to use the data transformation components in CloverDX (formerly CloverETL) to work with Wave Financial as sources and destinations. In this article, you will use the JDBC Driver for Wave Financial to set up a simple transfer into a flat file.

Connect to Wave Financial as a JDBC Data Source

  1. Create the connection to Wave Financial data. In a new CloverDX graph, right-click the Connections node in the Outline pane and click Connections -> Create Connection. The Database Connection wizard is displayed.
  2. Click the plus icon to load a driver from a JAR. Browse to the lib subfolder of the installation directory and select the cdata.jdbc.wavefinancial.jar file.
  3. Enter the JDBC URL.

    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.

    Built-in Connection String Designer

    For assistance in constructing the JDBC URL, use the connection string designer built into the Wave Financial JDBC Driver. Either double-click the JAR file or execute the jar file from the command-line.

    java -jar cdata.jdbc.wavefinancial.jar

    Fill in the connection properties and copy the connection string to the clipboard.

    A typical JDBC URL is below:

    jdbc:wavefinancial:InitiateOAuth=GETANDREFRESH

Query Wave Financial Data with the DBInputTable Component

  1. Drag a DBInputTable from the Readers selection of the Palette onto the job flow and double-click it to open the configuration editor.
  2. In the DB connection property, select the Wave Financial JDBC data source from the drop-down menu.
  3. Enter the SQL query. For example: SELECT Id, DueDate FROM Invoices WHERE Status = 'SENT'

Write the Output of the Query to a UniversalDataWriter

  1. Drag a UniversalDataWriter from the Writers selection onto the jobflow.
  2. Double-click the UniversalDataWriter to open the configuration editor and add a file URL.
  3. Right-click the DBInputTable and then click Extract Metadata.
  4. Connect the output port of the DBInputTable to the UniversalDataWriter.
  5. In the resulting Select Metadata menu for the UniversalDataWriter, choose the Invoices table. (You can also open this menu by right-clicking the input port for the UniversalDataWriter.)
  6. Click Run to write to the file.