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WebService::Xero - Access Xero Accounting Package Public and Private Application API
The Xero API is a RESTful web service and uses the OAuth (v1.0a) https://oauth.net/core/1.0a/ protocol to authenticate 3rd party applications.
WebService::Xero aims primarily to simplify the authenticated access to Xero API service end-point by encapuslating the OAuth requirements.
To enable API access see the Xero Getting started guide
and with the Configured Application Authentication Credentials from https://api.xero.com/Application
this module will allow to to access the API Services.
Xero provides Private, Public and Partner Applications. This module currently supports the Private and Public Application types.
The simplest implementation uses a Private Application as follows:
use WebService::Xero::Agent::PrivateApplication; use Data::Dumper; my $xero = WebService::Xero::Agent::PrivateApplication->new( CONSUMER_KEY => 'YOUR_OAUTH_CONSUMER_KEY', CONSUMER_SECRET => 'YOUR_OAUTH_CONSUMER_SECRET', PRIVATE_KEY => "-----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----.........." ); ## AND THEN ACCESS THE API POINTS my $contact_struct = $xero->do_xero_api_call( 'https://api.xero.com/api.xro/2.0/Contacts' ); print Dumper $contact_struct; ## should contain an array of hashes containing contact data.
Xero API call limits are 1,000/day and 60/minute request per organisation limit as described at https://developer.xero.com/documentation/getting-started/xero-api-limits/.
I have started to work at encpsulating the Xero data objects (Contact, Item, Invoice etc ) and will refine for the next release.
<peter at computerpros.com.au>
Please report any bugs or feature requests to
bug-WebService-Xero at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=WebService-Xero. I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.
You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.
You can also look for information at:
Xero Developer Documentation
Xero API DTD Schemas
RT: CPAN's request tracker (report bugs here)
AnnoCPAN: Annotated CPAN documentation
Net::Xero for the OAUTH Code
Steve Bertrand for advice on Perlmonks
Copyright 2016 Peter Scott.
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Module Install Instructions
To install WebService::Xero, copy and paste the appropriate command in to your terminal.
perl -MCPAN -e shell install WebService::Xero
For more information on module installation, please visit the detailed CPAN module installation guide.