On very popular demand, it is now possible to search for customers by name using wildcards.
This is available through the Debtor.FindByPartialName() - http//wwwe-conomiccom/apidocs/Documentation/M_Economic_Api_IDebtorUtil_FindByPartialNamehtml method, which allows you to include asterisks (*) as wildcards.
Why didn't we just allow wildcards in the existing Debtor.FindByName() - http//wwwe-conomiccom/apidocs/Documentation/M_Economic_Api_IDebtorUtil_FindByNamehtml method?, you might ask? Simple: We are very, very committed to avoiding breaking changes to the API as much as possible - and this would obviously constitute a breaking change, since searching for * would then previously have returned any debtor(s) whose name was exactly *, but now, it would instead return all debtors...
As always, you can pick up the latest developer toolkit - including an updated .NET assembly - right here - http//wwwe-conomiccouk/integration/integration-partner/. You can also read the full documentation online here - http//wwwe-conomiccom/apidocs/Documentation/indexhtml.