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(Tcl) QuickBooks - Full Update an Employee

Demonstrates how to update any of the writable fields of an existing employee. The example first reads the JSON data for the employee, makes some changes, and then POST's the updated JSON to update the employee.

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load ./chilkat.dll

# This example assumes the Chilkat API to have been previously unlocked.
# See Global Unlock Sample for sample code.

# This example also assumes an OAuth1 access token was previously fetched.
# and saved in a JSON file.  See the Chilkat online examples at example-code.com
# for Quickbooks OAuth1 examples (in the Quickbooks and OAuth1 categories)
# 

# First get our previously obtained access token.
set jsonToken [new_CkJsonObject]

set success [CkJsonObject_LoadFile $jsonToken "qa_data/tokens/quickbooks.json"]

set oauth1 [new_CkOAuth1]

CkOAuth1_put_ConsumerKey $oauth1 "QUICKBOOKS_CONSUMER_KEY"
CkOAuth1_put_ConsumerSecret $oauth1 "QUICKBOOKS_CONSUMER_SECRET"
CkOAuth1_put_Token $oauth1 [CkJsonObject_stringOf $jsonToken "oauth_token"]
CkOAuth1_put_TokenSecret $oauth1 [CkJsonObject_stringOf $jsonToken "oauth_token_secret"]

set rest [new_CkRest]

# Connect using TLS.
# A single REST object, once connected, can be used for many Quickbooks 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.
set bAutoReconnect 1
set success [CkRest_Connect $rest "sandbox-quickbooks.api.intuit.com" 443 1 $bAutoReconnect]
if {[expr $success != 1]} then {
    puts [CkRest_lastErrorText $rest]
    delete_CkJsonObject $jsonToken
    delete_CkOAuth1 $oauth1
    delete_CkRest $rest
    exit
}

CkRest_SetAuthOAuth1 $rest $oauth1 0

# The company ID is the realmId
set sbPath [new_CkStringBuilder]

CkStringBuilder_Append $sbPath "/v3/company/<companyID>/employee/<employeeID>"
set numReplacements [CkStringBuilder_Replace $sbPath "<companyID>" [CkJsonObject_stringOf $jsonToken "realmId"]]
# Assume we already know that we want to read the employee whose Id = 60.
set numReplacements [CkStringBuilder_Replace $sbPath "<employeeID>" "60"]

CkRest_AddHeader $rest "Accept" "application/json"
CkRest_put_AllowHeaderFolding $rest 0

set responseBody [CkRest_fullRequestNoBody $rest "GET" [CkStringBuilder_getAsString $sbPath]]
if {[expr [CkRest_get_LastMethodSuccess $rest] != 1]} then {
    puts [CkRest_lastErrorText $rest]
    delete_CkJsonObject $jsonToken
    delete_CkOAuth1 $oauth1
    delete_CkRest $rest
    delete_CkStringBuilder $sbPath
    exit
}

# We should expect a 200 response if successful.
if {[expr [CkRest_get_ResponseStatusCode $rest] != 200]} then {
    puts "Request Header: "
    puts [CkRest_lastRequestHeader $rest]
    puts "----"
    puts "Response StatusCode = [CkRest_get_ResponseStatusCode $rest]"
    puts "Response StatusLine: [CkRest_responseStatusText $rest]"
    puts "Response Header:"
    puts [CkRest_responseHeader $rest]
    puts "$responseBody"
    delete_CkJsonObject $jsonToken
    delete_CkOAuth1 $oauth1
    delete_CkRest $rest
    delete_CkStringBuilder $sbPath
    exit
}

# Load the JSON response into a JSON object for parsing/updating
set json [new_CkJsonObject]

CkJsonObject_Load $json $responseBody

# Show the JSON..
CkJsonObject_put_EmitCompact $json 0
puts [CkJsonObject_emit $json]
puts "----"

# The JSON passed in the HTTP POST for updating is the inner content of the Employee
# updateJson is a CkJsonObject
set updateJson [CkJsonObject_ObjectOf $json "Employee"]

# Add or update the Line1 of the PrimaryAddr.
CkJsonObject_UpdateString $updateJson "PrimaryAddr.Line1" "2W 298 Campton Hills Rd."

# Examine the JSON we'll be sending in the body of the POST.
puts [CkJsonObject_emit $updateJson]
puts "----"

# Now we're going to POST the changes to update the Quickbooks account.
CkRest_ClearAllHeaders $rest
CkRest_AddHeader $rest "Accept" "application/json"
CkRest_AddHeader $rest "Content-Type" "application/json"

CkStringBuilder_Clear $sbPath
CkStringBuilder_Append $sbPath "/v3/company/<companyID>/employee"
set numReplacements [CkStringBuilder_Replace $sbPath "<companyID>" [CkJsonObject_stringOf $jsonToken "realmId"]]

# The updated JSON is passed as the HTTP request body.
set responseBody [CkRest_fullRequestString $rest "POST" [CkStringBuilder_getAsString $sbPath] [CkJsonObject_emit $updateJson]]
if {[expr [CkRest_get_LastMethodSuccess $rest] != 1]} then {
    puts [CkRest_lastErrorText $rest]
    delete_CkJsonObject $updateJson

    delete_CkJsonObject $jsonToken
    delete_CkOAuth1 $oauth1
    delete_CkRest $rest
    delete_CkStringBuilder $sbPath
    delete_CkJsonObject $json
    exit
}

# We should expect a 200 response if successful.
if {[expr [CkRest_get_ResponseStatusCode $rest] != 200]} then {
    puts "Request Header: "
    puts [CkRest_lastRequestHeader $rest]
    puts "----"
    puts "Response StatusCode = [CkRest_get_ResponseStatusCode $rest]"
    puts "Response StatusLine: [CkRest_responseStatusText $rest]"
    puts "Response Header:"
    puts [CkRest_responseHeader $rest]
    puts "$responseBody"
    delete_CkJsonObject $updateJson

    delete_CkJsonObject $jsonToken
    delete_CkOAuth1 $oauth1
    delete_CkRest $rest
    delete_CkStringBuilder $sbPath
    delete_CkJsonObject $json
    exit
}

delete_CkJsonObject $updateJson

# Load the JSON response into a JSON object to emit in indented form..
CkJsonObject_Load $json $responseBody
puts [CkJsonObject_emit $json]

puts "Success."

delete_CkJsonObject $jsonToken
delete_CkOAuth1 $oauth1
delete_CkRest $rest
delete_CkStringBuilder $sbPath
delete_CkJsonObject $json

 

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