Trading solutions provider Spotware has just announced the release of cTrader Open API 2.0, the new Open API of its flagship Forex and CFD trading platform, cTrader. cTrader Open API v2.0 is the successor of cTrader Connect API v1.0 and will run in parallel with the previous version until v1.0 becomes deprecated.
Open API enables third-party service providers to develop applications using the existing cTrader trading infrastructure and offer them to the large pool of cTrader users through a free, secure, and publicly accessible API. These new tools and features offer added value to cTrader platform, allowing traders to have access to a larger variety of services.
The new version is entirely based on Protocol Buffers and is available to all cTrader Brokers by default.
Panagiotis Charalampous, the Head of Community Management at Spotware, commented on the launch:
cTrader Open API serves the mutual benefit of those trading with cTrader, as well as technology providers and development companies, by providing added value and a ready-to-use trading environment.
cTrader Open API can be used to build a number of useful applications, such as algorithmic trading services, signal providers, trading analysis applications, copy trading tools, and even complete trading applications or customized broker interfaces fulfilling their clients' needs. Among the most popular applications developed using cTrader Open API are MyFxBook and Duplikium.
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