Eyes Free Accounting Blog
As a business owner, here I share my own experience of learning to use various accounting systems with a screen reader. What works, what's merely annoying, and what's just plain broken.
Version 0.81 of cliqo released January 11, 2021
This new version of cliqo uses a "verb noun" syntax in order to be more consistent with PowerShell, git, and similar command line utilities. The documentation has also been enhanced to include samples of very command and sample output.
Version 0.76 of cliqo released December 24, 2020
This new version of cliqo adds the edit command for updating Quickbooks records.
Version 0.75 of cliqo released December 23, 2020
This new version of cliqo supports the activate, delete, inactivate, print, and void commands
Version 0.70 of cliqo released December 21, 2020
The latest version of cliqo can now produce 23 QuickBooks reports. The report, list, and view commands now support output in JSON.
Introducing cliqo November 30, 2020
cliqo is a command line program for QuickBooks Online. With it, you can:
- List supported entities in a tabular form
- View all fields of individual entities
- Output to console, redirect to text file, or send to clipboard for easy pasting into Excel or Google Sheets
Using QuickBooks Online With a Screen Reader July 8, 2020
Historically, when users of assistive technology had to choose an accounting system, the two main choices were QuickBooks Desktop by Intuit and Cash Manager by Accomplish. Within the last several years, QuickBooks Online has improved in accessibility enough to warrant consideration as a third option.
Exporting From QuickBooks Online to Desktop June 9, 2020
While Intuit has made it easy to convert from QuickBooks Desktop to QuickBooks Online, the same surely cannot be said of the reverse. Here we list the actual steps necessary to accomplish an export.
Ben Humphreys is a software developer and accountant based in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
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