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Get Customer with Quickbooks API

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Create a workflow to Get Customer with the Quickbooks API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Get Customer action
    1. Connect your Quickbooks account
    2. Configure Customer ID
    3. Optional- Configure Minor Version
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger


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Get Customer on Quickbooks
Description:Returns info about a customer. [See docs here](https://developer.intuit.com/app/developer/qbo/docs/api/accounting/most-commonly-used/customer#read-a-customer)


import { ConfigurationError } from "@pipedream/platform";
import quickbooks from "../../quickbooks.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "quickbooks-get-customer",
  name: "Get Customer",
  description: "Returns info about a customer. [See docs here](https://developer.intuit.com/app/developer/qbo/docs/api/accounting/most-commonly-used/customer#read-a-customer)",
  version: "0.3.3",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    customerId: {
      label: "Customer ID",
      type: "string",
      description: "Id of the account to get details of.",
    minorVersion: {
      propDefinition: [
  async run({ $ }) {
    if (!this.customerId) {
      throw new ConfigurationError("Must provide customerId parameter.");

    const response = await this.quickbooks.getCustomer({
      customerId: this.customerId,
      params: {
        minorversion: this.minorVersion,

    if (response) {
      $.export("summary", `Successfully retrieved customer with id ${response.Customer.Id}`);

    return response;


This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
QuickbooksquickbooksappThis component uses the Quickbooks app.
Customer IDcustomerIdstring

Id of the account to get details of.

Minor VersionminorVersionstring

Use the minorversion query parameter in REST API requests to access a version of the API other than the generally available version. For example, to invoke minor version 1 of the JournalEntry entity, issue the following request:


Quickbooks uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Quickbooks account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Quickbooks and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Quickbooks API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:


About Quickbooks

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