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Getting Started with TradeStation WebAPI

TradeStation is excited about the endless possibilities our WebAPI Developer Program unleashes for third-party developers.  As part of the TradingApp® Store (http://tradestation.tradingappstore.com), the WebAPI Developer Program provides exposure for third-party products and services to the TradeStation trading community. The WebAPI unlocks the door for accessing TradeStation’s real-time and historical market data,… Read more »

WebAPI Developer Guidelines

Data Usage TradeStation WebAPI can be used for a variety of application models and data needs, however there are limitations to how that data can be used.  TradeStation is not in the business of re-vending data. Therefore TradeStation WebAPI should not be used on open websites to provide real-time data.  Most exchanges… Read more »

TradeStation FIX

FIX (Financial Information Exchange Protocol) has become the Financial Industry standard for trade system message delivery and has revolutionized the trading world.  The standardized protocol has alleviated barriers that once made it difficult, costly and time consuming to integrate with exchanges, vendors and application providers.    FIX has evolved as… Read more »

Streaming Real-Time Barcharts

Follow along with this article by checking out the Java sample code on GitHub. Note: Java is just an example, not necessarily the preferred programming language for consuming the TradeStation WebAPI. Please let us know if you would like an equivalent article in another language. Pulling data from the TradeStation… Read more »

Simple Example to Get a Quote

The TradeStation WebAPI will work with any programming language that can make an HTTP Request and receive an HTTP Response. In order to get started though, you will need to get your app authenticated and authorized, which could be a little challenging if you have never dealt with OAuth2 in… Read more »