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(C++) PayPal - Generate Invoice Number

Generates the next invoice number that is available to the user.

Note: This example requires Chilkat v9.5.0.65 or greater.

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#include <CkJsonObject.h>
#include <CkStringBuilder.h>
#include <CkRest.h>

void ChilkatSample(void)
    {
    // Note: Requires Chilkat v9.5.0.65 or greater.

    // This requires the Chilkat API to have been previously unlocked.
    // See Global Unlock Sample for sample code.

    // Load our previously obtained access token. (see PayPal OAuth2 Access Token)
    CkJsonObject jsonToken;
    jsonToken.LoadFile("qa_data/tokens/paypal.json");

    // Build the Authorization request header field value.
    CkStringBuilder sbAuth;
    // token_type should be "Bearer"
    sbAuth.Append(jsonToken.stringOf("token_type"));
    sbAuth.Append(" ");
    sbAuth.Append(jsonToken.stringOf("access_token"));

    // Make the initial connection.
    // A single REST object, once connected, can be used for many PayPal REST API calls.
    // The auto-reconnect indicates that if the already-established HTTPS connection is closed,
    // then it will be automatically re-established as needed.
    CkRest rest;
    bool bAutoReconnect = true;
    bool success = rest.Connect("api.sandbox.paypal.com",443,true,bAutoReconnect);
    if (success != true) {
        std::cout << rest.lastErrorText() << "\r\n";
        return;
    }

    // ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    // The code above this comment could be placed inside a function/subroutine within the application
    // because the connection does not need to be made for every request.  Once the connection is made
    // the app may send many requests..
    // ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    // Clear the REST object of any headers or query params from previous requests.
    rest.ClearAllHeaders();
    rest.ClearAllQueryParams();

    rest.AddHeader("Authorization",sbAuth.getAsString());

    // Send the POST request with an emtpy body and get the JSON response.
    CkStringBuilder sbJsonRequest;
    CkStringBuilder sbJsonResponse;
    success = rest.FullRequestSb("POST","/v1/invoicing/invoices/next-invoice-number",sbJsonRequest,sbJsonResponse);
    if (success != true) {
        std::cout << rest.lastErrorText() << "\r\n";
        return;
    }

    CkJsonObject json;
    json.put_EmitCompact(false);
    json.LoadSb(sbJsonResponse);

    std::cout << "Response Status Code = " << rest.get_ResponseStatusCode() << "\r\n";

    // Did we get a 200 success response?
    if (rest.get_ResponseStatusCode() != 200) {
        std::cout << json.emit() << "\r\n";
        std::cout << "Failed." << "\r\n";
        return;
    }

    // Sample JSON response is shown below.
    std::cout << json.emit() << "\r\n";
    std::cout << "----------------------" << "\r\n";
    std::cout << "Next invoice number: " << json.stringOf("number") << "\r\n";
    std::cout << "success" << "\r\n";

    // ------------------------------------------------
    // A sample JSON response:

    // 	{ 
    // 	  "number": "0003"
    // 	}
    }

 

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