Migrating to IEX Cloud¶
IEX will end support for the Legacy v1 Devleoper API on June 1st, 2019. At
time, the use of
iexfinance will require an IEX Cloud account. In
addition, support for all legacy only endpoints will be discontinued.
iexfinance version 0.4.1 uses IEX Cloud by default and adds
warnings to all calls which use the legacy API. In version 0.4.2 (June 1st,
2019), all calls will default to IEX Cloud (most functions will remain
compatible with the new platform) in addition to the deprecation of
IEX supports a number of subscrpition plans ranging from free tier to enterprise-level service.
- Use of
iexfinancewill require an authentication token, which can be obtained through the creation of an IEX Cloud account. This token can be passed via argument or by setting the environment variable
iexfinancewill default to IEX Cloud Version 1 for all API calls. Along with the discontinuation of the legacy API on June 1, 2019, the beta period for IEX Cloud will end. Setting
iexcloud-betawill return the equivalent to that of
ImmediateDeprecationErrorwill be thrown by
Backwards Incompatible Changes¶
THe following endpoints are no longer supported by IEX Cloud and will be
- Crypto Quotes -
- IEX Corporate Actions -
- IEX Dividends -
- IEX Next Day Ex Date -
- IEX Listed Symbol Directory -
ref-data/symbolsendpoint has changed in IEX Cloud. In the v1 (legacy) Developer API, this endpoint returned the list of symbols IEX supports for trading. In IEX cloud, it returns the list of symbols IEX supports for api calls.