A web service API, based on REST, has been provided, to facilitate integration of Arelle with applications in other environments, such as Excel and Java.
This API is provided as a prototype for feedback, and expected to evolve according to user needs. (See Documentation: API, Web Service.)
The web server in included in the standard distribution, and may run on the user’s local machine (so that no remote connection or remote host is involved).
2011-01-25: factTable has been added as a view option (equivalent to the GUI fact table view, not the rendering linkbase).
2011-01-26: QuickBooks support of General Ledger, Journal, and Trial Balance has been added for XBRL-GL.