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The great new feature called KycDate

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With release 2.23 of Bricknode Financial Systems we just added a new native field for Legal Entities called KycDate. KYC is short for “Know Your Customer” and if you are operating a regulated financial service company chances are that you have to do a lot of work around this topic. Now, why is a simple […]

Our API progress in release 2.23 of BFS

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Time for a short update for developers! In release 2.23 of Bricknode Financial Systems, which is scheduled for launch before the end of January we have so far done the following things. Accounts For accounts we have added the property IsLocked in all methods to enable you to use this when creating, reading and updating […]

The difference between cash assets and currencies

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One thing that might be difficult to separate conceptually when working with financial API’s like the BFS API is the difference between cash and currencies. Cash is an asset class just like stocks, bonds etc. while currencies are the object that describes which type the cash is. Just like a stock can be a common […]

Customize Bricknode Financial Systems and make it your own

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At its core, Bricknode Financial Systems is like a database application for building financial applications where you don’t have to host and maintain the database. With its API you can basically develop any financial service that you would like and not have to invent the wheel again. Custom fields are a way for anyone to […]

Building serverless Azure Functions with custom fields in Bricknode Financial Systems

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A neat new cost efficient way to build smaller functions that can be consumed through simple HttpRequests are Azure Functions. Instead of building and hosting a whole web application it is now possible to build a function that can be triggered through a HttpRequest and then perform a number of things. Ideally when building some […]

Determining scope of the AWD-concept, a product owners view (Part 1)

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Earlier this week Bricknode announced the release of the Account Worlds & Dimensions concept, AWD in short. During the development of a complete financial platform, like Bricknode Financial Systems (BFS), there is a constant battle going on with regards to how far the scope of the platform should stretch. As the product owner of BFS this […]

MongoDB replication providing continuous service during maintenance operations

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We are running our production MongoDB replica set on Linux servers using the Ubuntu distribution. The other day we wanted to do some changes in our hardware configuration which would cause reboot of the servers. Before we used MongoDB for data persistence, we would have had to perform this maintenance operation at an hour with […]

Bricknode Financial Systems finalizes migration to MongoDB

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Bricknode has joined the likes of SAP, MetLife and numerous other industry leaders who have migrated to MongoDB! Why did we do it? Well, MongoDB offers unparalleled possibilities for us with regards to scalability, security and future expansion. Our attitude has always been that the database is something that “just should work” and offer the […]