BLOOMBERG API UPDATES

Bloomberg’s open market data initiative is part of the company’s ongoing effort to foster open standards for the financial services industry. This section will offer the latest information on API updates and other developments from Bloomberg.

Online API References now available

This site now includes API reference documentation for BLPAPI (versions 3.7 and 3.8), for C++, Java and C# (.NET) users. Each of them are generated using the typical tools for their respective language (C++ – Doxygen, Java – JavaDoc and C# – Sandcastle), and can be used to explore the entire class/component hierarchy of BLPAPI….

Version 3.8 of Bloomberg API released for C++, C# and Java users

The Bloomberg API SDK team has released the first versions of the 3.8.x series of API SDKs. The SDKs can be found on the API Libraries page. Highlights of the release notes for this release include: • Extended version identifier interfaces The library now offers VersionInfo::headerVersion() and VersionInfo::runtimeVersion() interfaces to allow client applications to separately report which version…

Open API (BLPAPI) v3.7.x Released for C/C++, .NET and Java

Bloomberg has released version 3.7 of its BLPAPI SDK libraries for C/C++, .NET and Java users. This new version incorporates a number of changes designed to provide greater performance and availability for data publishers. The SDK libraries can be downloaded from the API Libraries page.

Open API (BLPAPI) v3.6.x Released

Version 3.6.x of C/C++, .NET, and Java SDK packages have been released. This release fixes a number of bugs and includes stability and performance enhancements. Release notes are included inside individual packages and indicate new features and specific issues that are now resolved. Downloads are available on the API Libraries page.

Open API (BLPAPI) v3.5.x Released

Version 3.5.x of all SDK packages have been released. This major release adds new functionality and fixes a number of bugs and includes stability and performance enhancements. Release notes are included inside individual packages and indicate new features and specific issues that are now resolved. This release also includes the first release of the Open…

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Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit Recap

Last week in New York, the Bloomberg Link Enterprise Technology Summit brought together senior technology executives from the public and private sector, many with experience with the financial services industry. The one-day event hosted discussions about optimizing the network, leveraging the cloud, high frequency trading and of increasing interest, how to find patterns and trends…

Bloomberg Opens Its Data Distribution Technology

Bloomberg is opening its market data interfaces for use by technology professionals globally, without cost or restriction, the company announced today. Bloomberg’s application programming interface, known as BLPAPI, is used daily by more than 100,000 professionals across the financial services industry and is now publicly available under a free-use license. More information is available in…