OKEx provides 3 different methods for our users to call our API interface. Developers can adjust based on their own preference to inquire the market, conduct trading and to withdraw funds.
REST , a.k.a Respresntational State Transfer, is one of the most common web services protocol. REST emphasis on its readability, standardization, interoperabilty and scalability.Advantages:
We recommend developers to use REST API to proceed spot trading and withdrawals.
WebSocket protocol is a new HTML5 protocol, which provides full-duplex communication between web browsers and web servers. Connection can be established after one handshake. Web server can then push business logic data to web browsers.Advantages:
We strongly recommend developers to use Websocket API to access market related information and trading depth.