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Python SDK for accessing Quickbooks Online APIs

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Python SDK for accessing QBO APIs.


This project requires Python 3+ and Requests library (pip install requests).

  1. Download this project and use it (copy it in your project, etc).

  2. Install it from pip.

     $ pip install qbosdk


To use this SDK you'll need these QBO credentials used for OAuth2 authentication: client ID, client secret and refresh token.

This SDK is very easy to use.

  1. First you'll need to create a connection using the main class QuickbooksOnlineSDK.
from qbosdk import QuickbooksOnlineSDK

connection = QuickbooksOnlineSDK(
    client_id='<YOUR CLIENT ID>',
    client_secret='<YOUR CLIENT SECRET>',
    refresh_token='<YOUR REFRESH TOKEN>',
    realm_id='<REALM / COMPANY ID>',
    environment='<sandbox / production>'
  1. After that you'll be able to access any of the API classes

# Get a list of all Employees (with all available details for Employee)
response = connection.employees.get()

# Get a list of all Accounts
response = connection.accounts.get()

See more details about the usage into the wiki pages of this project.

Integration Tests

To run integration tests, you will need a mechanism to connect to a real qbo account. Save this info in a test_credentials.json file in your root directory:

  "client_id": "<client_id>",
  "client_secret": "<client_secret>",
  "realm_id": "<realm_id>",
  "refresh_token": "<refresh_token>",
  "environment": "<environment sandbox / production>"
$ pip install pytest

$ python -m pytest test/integration


This project is licensed under the MIT License - see the LICENSE file for details

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