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AlphaVantage External Connection

Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 10:59 am
by Admin
As part of the external connection ArthaChitra now incorporates the AlphaVantage Connection. Please click here to know more about AlphaVantage.

AlphaVantage API key is required to connect to the connection. Please claim your free API key from here
AlphaVantage uses yahoo symbols. Please find attached, the symbol list for US stocks and NSE, India. Please unzip the same and import the same to ArthaChitra:
  • Download the appropriate zip file and extract the content of the Zip file (contains a txt file).
  • Import the txt file from - In Main View menubar goto Settings > Instrument > Import
  • Restart ArthaChitra.
How to build an External Connection to connect to AlphaVantage
  • In Main View menu bar goto Connection > Add Edit Connection
  • In the Add Edit Connection View click on the Add button
  • In the New Connection View select the Connection Type as 'External Connection'
  • Select the 'Type' as AlphaVantageOptions
  • Append a suitable name from the Name textbox
  • Append your AlphaVantage API Key
  • Click on the Close button
Now you cannot from
  • In Main View menubar goto Connection > Live Connection > {name of the newly built AlphaVantage connection}
Currently the outputsize is set to 'compact'. If you want 'full' data feel free to edit the code from:
  • In Main View menubar goto New > SharpScript > Edit
  • In the new dialog select "External Connection" from the drop-down menu at the top
  • Select @AlphaVantage and click on Ok