Sending Values from an HTML Form to a JavaScript File

I was doing some UX/UI tweaking on a Google Sheet today and did some experimentation with custom menus vs. custom sidebars. Menus are nice when you just need to execute script files. But when you need to pass values into a script, your options are: A) making the user enter data into cells, or B) […]

Switching Between Companies with the QuickBooks API

I’ve got a client whose accounting team manages several companies in QuickBooks. We’ve automated some processes for them using the ultra-useful QuickBooks Accounting API and the powerful flexibility of Google Sheets, but up until now I’ve been setting up API connections on a per-company basis, which is kind of a pain to manage and would […]

100 Days

I’ve been running WaltersWorks in various forms since 2012, but I’ve only been full-time for the last 100 days. What have I learned in that time? A bunch, that’s what. I’ll try to break it down in this blog post. Be patient. When you’re working a 9-5 job and your business is just a side […]

Advances in Technology are Outpacing Teachers’ Ability to Learn

<rant> Microsoft launched a slick new laptop today, and they’ve also recently dropped some “mixed reality” tech that some people are raving about. This news has a similar feel to Google’s release of the Chromebook, which folks quickly realized could be a game-changer not just in the consumer space but also in fields like education. […]