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Websockets Will Require A Data Subscription Starting October 10th

Behind the scenes, our team is working to continuously improve the quality and speed of our websocket streams. In the last few weeks, we’ve managed to release infrastructure upgrades which have reduced our latency by as much as 75%. We won’t stop until Shrimpy provides the most advanced websocket services in the industry.

As we globalize our infrastructure, it will be critical for our team to have the resources necessary to maintain our server network.

Due to the high cost of developing and scaling a geo-distributed low latency network, the Shrimpy team has decided to bundle the websockets into our data plan.

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Automating Crypto Portfolios with Trading Scripts [Binance, Bittrex, KuCoin]

Automating your cryptocurrency portfolio can be a complex process if you try to implement the management logic from scratch. Instead of building the automation infrastructure from the ground up, this article will cover how to implement an automated portfolio strategy with only a few lines of code in Python.

The time consuming process of constructing a diverse portfolio is reduced to simple logic. No more logging into your cryptocurrency exchanges, or manually calculating the balances of each of your assets across exchanges.

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Python Scripts for Crypto Trading Bots [API Trading Tutorial]

If you’ve been in the cryptocurrency market for more than a few days, you probably know the feeling of the market dropping and you feel hopeless in cashing out your portfolio into a stablecoin or Bitcoin.

Instead of panicking, take control of your portfolio by learning how to write powerful scripts which can instantly execute the trades you need to move in and out of positions.

By the end of this tutorial, you will be equipped with tools which allow you to fully automate and control your portfolio without ever logging into your exchange accounts.

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A Python Script for Cryptocurrency Price Charts from Binance, Bittrex, and Kraken

Plot candlestick data across every major exchange in less than 15 minutes.

Starting from complete scratch, you will be able to plot your first cryptocurrency candlestick data chart by the end of the article - In less than 15 minutes.

Building tools which take advantage of exchange data is a nightmare in the cryptocurrency space. The limited number of available tools means you need to develop features from scratch.

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Kaiko Partners with Shrimpy - Historical Cryptocurrency Market Data

Historical crypto exchange market data has long been a concern for application developers and active traders. To design robust trading strategies, it’s important to first understand how the strategy has performed over historical data sets. This process is called “backtesting”.

Backtesting isn’t the only reason to need access to historical market data. Everything from charting prices to analyzing historical trends requires detailed historical data.

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How to Download Cryptocurrency Candlestick Data from Exchanges

Candlestick data is one of the most popular ways to consume the current state of the cryptocurrency market. Every time you visit an exchange, a trading application, or even some trading bots - Candlesticks can be found scattered throughout the UI.

As a developer, it has become a painful experience to integrate candlesticks from every exchange. Each exchange provides different formats, time intervals, historical quantity, and endpoints.

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Rate Limits for the API Data Endpoints are Changing!

Pricing plans are NOT changing!

Let’s get that out of the way so there is no confusion. None of our pricing plans will change. All of the data endpoints are still free. The difference is you will now be required to send your public API key in order to access higher rate limits.

To prevent disruption of service, please follow the updated documentation in our developer APIs here. Start sending each of your data requests with the public API key in the header. That way you have a smooth transition to the new request format.

Keep reading to get all of your questions answered!

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Python Library for the Universal Crypto Exchange APIs

The Shrimpy team is excited to announce we have released a python library for the Shrimpy developer APIs. This library provides a convenient way for our Python developers to build on top of the Shrimpy developer APIs.

Access the Python library here.

Throughout the rest of this article, we will cover examples of how this library can be used to convenient access everything the Shrimpy developer APIs have to offer.

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