# ABA Parser/Reporter in Python #
ABA (Australian Bankers Association or Cemtext file format) is the standard format all Australian online banks accept. This is an archaic fixed file format, and it’s hard to eye-ball for correctness.
This script serves currently serves 2 purposes
A python library to parse ABA files.
A basic command line report of all the debit transactions in the ABA file (I use this to sanity check payments out of Xero)
## Usage ## ` $ python abaparser.py < path/to/FILE.ABA `
The output will be something like this
` Contractors 012-327 293353749 John Doe Contractor Payment 1220.00 082-406 598209320 Jane Doe Contractor Payment 6600.00 `