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From Jeremy Wall <jw...@google.com>
Subject Re: using CouchDB for a finance manager?
Date Mon, 13 Apr 2009 16:39:39 GMT
Are any of these going to be Open source and publicly available cause I'm
interested if so.

2009/4/13 Nicholas Orr <nicholas.orr@zxgen.net>

> I've looked into doing my own accounting app as well. Sitting with an
> accountant the main thing she had an issue with, in regard to all the
> products currently available, is tracking what the amount is for on each
> side of the transaction.
>
> Example, say I as an individual transfer $10K into a company I'm a director
> of. On the individual side (withdraw) of the transaction info needs to be
> recorded as one thing, then on the other side (deposit) different
> information needs to be recorded. This whole transaction needs to exist in
> both places so come tax time the account doing the work for tax can follow
> everything simply.
>
> The concept of schema-less documents now starts to shine as ideal. I have a
> few other projects on the go right now and will not be getting to this one
> anytime soon. Interested in what you guys come up with :)
>
> Nick
>
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 1:02 AM, Bruno Ronchetti <bruno.ronchetti@mac.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Hi Zhengji,
> >
> > I am in fact working on something similar (think of it as a GnuCash on
> > Couch).
> >
> > So far I have tested the following concepts:
> > - storing the "accounting entries" as an array alongside the original
> > source document
> > - storing the "chart of accounts" in the same database as the source
> > documents (with a special _id)
> > - building a view that combines "chart of accounts" and "accounting
> > entries" together in order to obtain the "general ledger".
> >
> > So far so good.
> >
> > I am an absolute beginner (both with couch and the web) and I haven't
> done
> > volume testing, but at the conceptual level CouchDB looks like a very
> clean
> > and powerful solution for this class of problems, IMHO.
> >
> > Regards.
> >
> >
> >
> > On 13/apr/09, at 08:15, 厉正吉 wrote:
> >
> >  Hi all,
> >>
> >> I wonder if I could make a browser based persional finance manager
> >> with CouchDB as back-end database.
> >>
> >> Is CouchDB suitable for this application?
> >>
> >
> >
>

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