Clients handle the authentication and requests to the ledger. A ledger may have different authentication strategies, so clients will accept different arguments. For example, QuickBooks Online utilizes Oauth 2.0 while NetSuite offers Token Based Authentication. While similar, the required keys are different.
How to use
Unless you are customizing LedgerSync, you will always pass an instantiated client to an object (e.g. an operation). The object will handle using the client as needed.
As most clients implement basic request functionality (e.g.
delete, etc.), you can call these methods directly to perform custom requests. Refer to the specific Client definitions for what parameters are permitted.
Clients store the authentication details for the ledger. Given that Oauth 2.0 tokens can refresh during a request,
these clients will handle saving credentials back to the client instance. Typically (though some clients offer
more automated solutions), you will want to save any changes back to your database. You can use
client.ledger_attributes_to_save to retrieve a hash of which attributes to save. Your code to do so could look like
1 2 3 4 # Assuming `client` is defined as an instance of a ledger Client class client.ledger_attributes_to_save.each do |attribute_to_save, value| # Store value end