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Ably API

Ably is a hosted, real-time messaging service for web-enabled devices. The subscription-based service provides a scalable, fast, and secure solution for connecting any Internet-enabled device or app to any other device or server in milliseconds.

The Ably REST API provides a way for a wide range of server and client devices to communicate with the Ably service. API functions include authentication, publication of messages, retrieval of message history, retrieval of presence state and presence, and retrieval of statistics for application usage.


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Ably: Highlights

Summary
Real-time messaging service
Category
Messaging
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
JSON
API home
http://docs.ably.io/rest-api/ 

Ably: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 
Service Endpoint
https://rest.ably.io/

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Yes  
Developer Key Required
 
Account Required
 
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
www.ably.io  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
 
Terms of Service
 

Security

Authentication Model
HTTP Basic, API Token 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
blog.ably.io/ 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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