Sphinx: making simple things simple

My last two blog posts have generated a lot of interest and discussion on the xbrl-dev mailing list. I thought it might be interesting to go back to the article that triggered the discussion of rules languages in the first place. Charlie Hoffman posted some...

Sphinx: some interesting examples

In response to my previous post, Maciej Pichocki from the IFRS Foundation posted a question: I would be really curious to see “trivial” EPS check in Sphinx syntax (just to get started with more realistic examples of business rules application)....

Sphinx: An XBRL Expression Language

XBRL provides a very effective way of capturing certain types of data. XBRL’s built-in dimensions, such as period and units, augmented by taxonomy-defined XBRL Dimensions (XDT), provide structured data that is ripe for automated processing and analysis. The...

Reviewing iXBRL Filings

So, you’ve finished tagging your iXBRL accounts, but what happens if others need to review them off-line prior to sign-off?  Till now that hasn’t always been easy if senior management doesn’t have access to your tagging service.  With Seahorse, it’s a problem solved....

iXBRL Filing Just Got Faster

iXBRL has been a reality since April, but post-mandate it’s clear that companies are still struggling to cope with HMRC’s requirement for iXBRL filing.  During a series of recent iXBRL webinars we questioned delegates about their filing plans.  Many had filed early to...