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Colleen Sheeren
Corporate Communications, Inc.
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Barchart Releases Java Client for OnDemand APIs

CHICAGO, IL – July 10, 2014 –, Inc., a leading provider of market data and information, today announced the release of a native Java client for accessing Barchart OnDemand APIs. The open source Java client is available as a public project through gitHub ( which means registered gitHub users can also make contributions to the project. The Barchart OnDemand Java client simplifies the integration of Barchart's market data APIs into Java applications since it includes pre-packaged Java code to execute Barchart OnDemand queries. Barchart OnDemand is a cloud-based service developed for accessing and delivering market data and information using web services. Barchart OnDemand is built upon the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure and features the ability to easily access an extensive amount of market data and information.

Barchart OnDemand offers over 35 web services APIs to access market data and information, including pricing from equity and commodity exchanges around the world, reference and fundamental data from public companies and global news. The APIs include:

  • Price Data: getData, getQuote(s), getQuoteEod, getHistory, getFuturesOptions,getSpecialOptions

  • Profiles and Financial Data: getProfile, getFinancialHighlights, getFinancialRatios, getIncomeStatements, getBalanceSheets, getCompetitors, getInsiders, getRatings, getIndexMembers

  • Splits, Dividends and Earnings: getCorporateActions, getEarningsEstimates

  • Leaderboards and Lists: getLeaders, getHighsLows, getSectors

  • Charts and Analytics: getChart, getTechnicals, getScreener, getSignal, getMomentum

  • ETFs: getETFDetails

  • Meta Data: getInstrumentDefinition, getFuturesSpecifications, getFuturesExpirations, getFuturesOptionsExpiration

  • Other: getWeather, getUSDAGrainPrices

Barchart OnDemand APIs support both GET and POST requests, as well as SOAP, and data can be delivered in multiple formats like XML, JSON and CSV. And, as a web services solution, Barchart OnDemand is compatible with any operating system, such as Windows, Linux, iOS or Android, and any programming language, such as Java, PHP or ASP.NET.

Barchart OnDemand provides cloud-based market data solutions to financial services, trading and investment firms; software and mobile app developers; digital media; commodity producers and processors; and, corporate investor relations and treasury departments. Barchart OnDemand can be used to supply financial data to front, middle and back-office software applications used for market analysis, trading, and accounting, as well as for integrating financial content into websites and mobile apps. Other applications include powering portfolio management tools, risk management systems and charting applications.

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Mark Haraburda
Managing Director, Inc.
(312) 506-8705

About Barchart
With a heritage dating back to 1934,, Inc. has substantial experience in meeting the information needs of the financial, media, agriculture and energy industries. As a full-service provider of equity, index, mutual fund, futures and foreign exchange market data, Barchart provides a wide range of market data products and solutions for customers ranging from institutional to retail. As an established leader in an industry that demands accuracy and innovation, Barchart's goal is to form partnerships that deliver comprehensive solutions for success. For more information, please visit

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