Christopher Kois

NAME

ACH - ACH perl object

VERSION

Version: 0.01 May 2006

DESCRIPTION

ACH is a simple, generic perl object that contains the data necesary to create an ACH file. It's intentional use is for testing purposes ONLY. ACH will allow a developer to manipulate specific data fields in an ACH formatted object.

USING ACH

        my $ACH = new ACH;

METHODS

new

Creates a new ACH object

printAllData

Prints all the ACH data

getData

Returns the ACH data

CAVEATS

This package is created for testing purposes only. It shouldn't be used for production programs or scripts. There are other commercial products out there that may be a more efficient solution for accomplishing your goals.

All records in an ACH file must be formatted in the following sequence of records. IF the file is not formatted in this exact sequence, it may be rejected.

ACH File Layout: 1 - File Header Record 5 - First Company/Batch Header Record 6 - First Entry Detail Record 7 - First Entry Detail Addenda Record (optional) | Multiples of Entry Detail Records | 6 - Last Entry Detail Record 7 - Last Entry Detail Addenda Record (optional) 8 - First Company/Batch Control Record | Multiples of Company/Batches | 5 - Last Company/Batch Header Record 6 - First Entry Detail Record 7 - First Entry Detail Addenda Record (optional) | Multiples of Entry Detail Records | 6 - Last Entry Detail Record 7 - Last Entry Detail Addenda Record (optional) 8 - Last Company/Batch Control Record 9 - File Control Record 9999...9999 (optional)

AUTHOR

Author: Christopher Kois Date: May, 2006 Contact: cpkois@cpan.org

COPYRIGHTS

The ACH module is Copyright (c) May, 2006 by Christopher Kois. http://www.christopherkois.com All rights reserved. You may distribute this module under the terms of GNU General Public License (GPL).

SUPPORT/WARRANTY

ACH is free Open Source software. IT COMES WITHOUT WARRANTY OR SUPPORT OF ANY KIND.

KNOWN BUGS

This is version 0.01 of ACH. There are currently no known bugs.

SEE ALSO

ACH::Generator. ACH::Parser