Poloniex is a cryptocurrency exchange based in the US. It offers public, read-only API methods for getting tickers for all markets, the 24-hour volume for all markets, the order book for a given market, the past 200 trades for a given market, candlestick chart data, and currency information.
The API allows users to get their balances, deposit addresses, deposit and withdrawal history, open orders, and trade history, and Trollbox updates over WebSockets using the WAMP protocol. This API also lets users place, buy and sell orders, cancel orders, and place withdrawals.
Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Ripple are on the cusp of disrupting the financial sector. Developers looking to create applications that mine, store, buy, sell, or trade cryptocurrency need suitable APIs. Here, we highlight 10 popular ones found on ProgrammableWeb.