Rating: Empty Star Empty Star Empty Star Empty Star Empty Star
Security of MyFxBook API

Member Since Dec 01, 2011  1 posts tamasj8 Dec 01 2011 at 18:57
Hi MyFxBook,

Let me start by thanking you for providing an API.

Even though it is nice that you have made the first step I think it is not the best one. :(
Something I really don't like is security! It is really odd to see in 2012 an API that will send username/password via url parameters even though if it is HTTPS.
You probably know the benefits of the OAuth pattern, because Oanda connection works exactly this way.

When do you think you can introduce something like this in the myfxbook API?

Other question is, how I will be able to get all public data of the watched accounts?

Last question: how will I be able to download raw historical equity data to draw an equity curve in my application?



Member Since Jul 31, 2009  1276 posts Ethan (Staff) Dec 04 2011 at 07:28
Tamas, you're definitely correct that the OAuth is a much more advanced and robust solution and we will definitely implement it (I do not have an ETA at this time).
I'm not sure if it will be possible to download data of other accounts or raw historical equity data, however I will forward your request to the development team.

Your feedback is much appreciated!

Please login to comment.
Trade balance (11h 37min)
Gold Plummets Alongside USD Ahead of FOM...(15 min ago)
EURUSD 1.0871 GBPUSD 1.51869
USDJPY 118.996 USDCAD 1.2181
Tools Community Reviews Platform Company Support
Economic Calendar Community Brokers Widgets About FAQ
Forex Market Systems Expert Advisors Features Blog Help
Forex Volatility Most Popular Systems Signal Providers API Twitter Contact Us
Forex Correlation Strategies VPS Services Mobile Facebook Report A Bug!
Forex Broker Spreads Contests EA Programming Translations    
Forex Broker Quotes Forex Charts PAMM Brokers RSS    
Forex Broker Swaps Community Outlook Rebate Programs      
Streaming Forex News   Trading Platforms      
Forex Broker Volume          
COT Data          
Forex Calculators          
Forex Heat Map New          

Download Myfxbook Android App
Site Map  |   Terms & Conditions  |   Privacy Policy
©2014 Myfxbook Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
HIGH RISK WARNING: Foreign exchange trading carries a high level of risk that may not be suitable for all investors. Leverage creates additional risk and loss exposure. Before you decide to trade foreign exchange, carefully consider your investment objectives, experience level, and risk tolerance. You could lose some or all of your initial investment; do not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. Educate yourself on the risks associated with foreign exchange trading, and seek advice from an independent financial or tax advisor if you have any questions. Any data and information is provided 'as is' solely for informational purposes, and is not intended for trading purposes or advice.