Thursday, August 22nd 2019
Using a Mac with our Excel Data API
Apple Macintosh or Mac can use the ORATS Excel Data API to get options information like strikes, implied volatility and quotes.
ORATS Excel Data API can be used on Apple Macintosh to get options information like strikes, implied volatility, and quotes. Request an API token by signing up for a free trial, download the Excel Data API sheet, replace "windows" with "mac" in the Settings tab, and input your token. Dropdown items in the DataCurrent and DataHistory tabs are described in
If you can open an Excel workbook on you Mac you can use the ORATS data API to get the best options information.
After you requested your API token by signing up for a free trial (HERE), you will be emailed a download link to our Excel Data API sheet.
Open that sheet and in the Settings tab replace the default "windows" with "mac". Now make sure your token is in there and you are ready.
Here are descriptions of the dropdown items in the DataCurrent and DataHistory tabs: https://docs.orats.io/data-api-guide/data.html
Here is a good website page: https://info.orats.com/dataapi
More reading HERE
Read a quick overview of the advantages of the ORATS APIs and how to use them in Python.
Learn how to use the ORATS API Console to find your API token and explore the different endpoints.