Integrate PostgreSQL with Expensify

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About PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is a robust, open-source database engine with a sophisticated query optimizer and a slew of built-in capabilities, making it an excellent choice for production databases.

About Expensify

Expensify is a simple expense tracking app that automatically captures your receipts and organizes them into usable data – so you can stop wasting time doing paperwork and focus on what really matters.

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Connect PostgreSQL + Expensify in easier way

It's easy to connect PostgreSQL + Expensify without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

  • Triggers
  • New Column

    Triggered when you add a new column.

  • New Row

    Triggered when you add a new row.

  • New Row (Custom Query)

    Triggered when new rows are returned from a custom query that you provide. Advanced Users Only

  • Actions
  • Create Row

    Adds a new row.

  • Update Row

    Updates an existing row.

  • Create Expense Report

    Only for Expensify Premium users! Creates a new expense report.

  • Create Single Expense

    Creates a single expense item

  • Export Report to PDF

    Given a Report ID (from a trigger), export that report to a PDF document

How PostgreSQL & Expensify Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose PostgreSQL as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Expensify as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from PostgreSQL to Expensify.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of PostgreSQL and Expensify


PostgreSQL, commonly known as Postgres, is a free RDBMS with an open-source license. PostgreSQL is a very popular choice of database application for companies to use. The PostgreSQL community consists of companies such as Citrix Systems, Cisco Systems, IBM, Novell, Red Hat and Sun Microsystems. These corporations have contributed greatly to the development of PostgreSQL.


Expensify is a web-based expense report software company that has been around since 2009. Expensify allows you to create expense reports online. Expensify has over 1 million users who use it to manage their expenses. Expensify was featured on Shark Tank in December of 2014, and received $1.5 million from Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner. Expensify has won the fplowing awards:

Crowd Favorite at Launch Festival 2015

Best Startup at South by Southwest 2012

Finalist at TechCrunch Disrupt New York 2011

Integration of PostgreSQL and Expensify

PostgreSQL and Expensify can be integrated in various ways. One way is through the use of custom scripts. Expensify has a REST API and custom scripts can be written to connect a system with the Expensify API. Custom scripts can be used to take data from PostgreSQL and put it into the Expensify API. Another way that PostgreSQL and Expensify can be integrated is through the use of triggers. Triggers are a way to insert data into tables automatically without a human being having to do anything. This is very useful when creating reports or other documents based on data in a database table. A third way is by using Stored Procedures in PostgreSQL. Stored procedures are a way to run blocks of code in PostgreSQL without having to write them each time. Stored procedures are usually used when a large amount of data is being passed between databases; Stored procedures allow for better handling of data.

Benefits of Integration of PostgreSQL and Expensify

There are many benefits that come from integrating the two systems together. The first benefit is that the backend data can be moved to a more secure system such as PostgreSQL. The cost of security breaches can be very high, so moving the database to a more secure system will help to save money. Another benefit of the integration is that it will make it easier for multiple people to work on the same projects, if they are using the same software. For example, if someone working on an Expensify project also works on an internal project for their company that uses PostgreSQL, it will be easier for them because they already know how to use one of the pieces of software. The last benefit that comes from integrating these two systems together is that it makes it easier for new employees to get up-to-speed with projects that they are working on. Instead of having to learn how to use a new piece of software, they will already be familiar with how one of the pieces of software works. This will allow them to get started on projects faster than if they had to learn everything from scratch.

The process to integrate PostgreSQL and Expensify may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.

Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on January 25,2023 05:21 pm