Various links to information relevent to LibOFX
Developper's home pages
- Benoit Grégoire
- The original author of LibOFX
Financial software project for which the developers have shown interest in
- GnuCash is the most feature-rich open source finance manager. Support for LibOFX has been in GnuCash since 1.8.0
- Un logiciel francophone de finances personelles (Now in multiple languages). Support for LibOFX has been in Grisbi since 0.5.0
- KMyMoney is a Personal Finance Manager for the wonderful KDE. It operates similar to MS-Money, supports different account types, categorisation of expenses and incomes, reconciliation of bank accounts, QIF import/export. The current development version available via CVS also supports OFX."
- Finances, Linux, and Stuff...
- Christopher Browne's web site contains a goldmine on the current state of financial software on Linux and other open platforms.
- The OFX Home Page
- The OFX specification and DTD is available here.
- The OpenJADE project
- The OpenSP parser at the heart of LibOFX lives there.
- STL-like C++ tree class
- Kasper Peeters wrote a this very nice tree class which libofx now uses for ordering it's internal containers.
The QIF file format
- When I started developping ofx2qif, I had much trouble finding documentation on the QIF (Quicken Interchange Format) file format. Here is all the information I could find.
- Data Formats
- Christopher Browne's take on the QIF format and what is broken with it.
- Quicken Interchange Format (QIF) files
- Some presumably current info on the fromat from Intuit.
- General structure of Quicken Interchange Format (QIF) files
- Description of the QIF format from Intuit.
- QIF Definition
- Older, more complete documentation from Intuit, kept alive by the MYM2QIFW project.
- QIF file format
- Documentation pulled from the GnuCash source, probably the best "real world" documentation available
Other file formats
- LibOFX want's to move beyond OFX to a general financial IO library. There are several standards on the market, and it's likely some of those will eventually be supported.
- Interactive Financial eXchange (IFX) Forum
- The IFX file format is a XML based partially on the work done for OFX, but less personal finance oriented.
- Research Information eXchange Markup Language (RIXML)
- Focuses on investment and financial research.
- Financial Information eXchange (FIX) protocol
- FIX is a messaging standard developed specifically for the real-time electronic exchange of securities transactions.
- OASIS Universal Business Language (UBL) TC
- The purpose of the OASIS UBL TC is to develop a standard library of XML business documents (purchase orders, invoices, etc.) UBL is intended to become an international standard for electronic commerce freely available to everyone without licensing or other fees.
- Electronic Business using eXtensible Markup Language (ebXML)
- ebXML is a modular suite of specifications that enables enterprises of any size and in any geographical location to conduct business over the Internet.
- eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)
- XBRL provides a common platform for critical business reporting processes and improves the reliability and ease of communicating financial data among users internal and external to the reporting enterprise.
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