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Streamster API

The pages referenced below describe how to use the Streamster API to create applications that interface with the Streamster trading platform. Applications using the Streamster API can retrieve various data from the platform, execute and modify orders and positions, and perform a variety of related actions.

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2.2. GetOrders

GetOrders method returns an array of "Order" structures. This array corresponds directly to the Orders window in Streamster. Each Order structure in the returned array contains one order with its associated fields as displayed in Streamster. GetOrders returns an array of Order structures which contain only fields available in Streamster - if you wish to retrieve any fields not currently shown in Streamster's Orders window, you have to add them by clicking the Columns button.

Sample - PHP: The following sample retrieves all orders and lists them.


$api = new SoapClient ("",
    array('features' => SOAP_SINGLE_ELEMENT_ARRAYS));

$r = $api -> GetOrders();
if(property_exists($r, "Order")) {
    foreach($r -> Order as $n => $OrderInfo) {
        echo "\tOrder " . $n . "\n";
        foreach($OrderInfo as $field => $value) {
            echo "\t\tField: " . $field . " = " . $value . "\n";


Sample - Visual Basic: The following sample retrieves all orders and lists them.

Dim api As StreamsterApi = New StreamsterApi

Dim ao As Order()
Dim o As Order

ao = api.GetOrders()

For Each o In ao

    Console.WriteLine("OrderID: " & o.OrderID)
    Console.WriteLine("Desk: " & o.Desk)
    Console.WriteLine("Instrument: " & o.Instrument)
    Console.WriteLine("Side: " & o.Side)
    Console.WriteLine("Phase: " & o.Phase)
    Console.WriteLine("PriceType: " & o.PriceType)
    Console.WriteLine("Price: " & o.Price)
    Console.WriteLine("ActiveQuantity: " & o.ActiveQuantity)
    Console.WriteLine("TradedQuantity: " & o.TradedQuantity)
    Console.WriteLine("ExitStopLoss: " & o.ExitStopLoss)
    Console.WriteLine("ExitTarget: " & o.ExitTarget)
    Console.WriteLine("Status: " & o.Status)
    Console.WriteLine("PositionID: " & o.PositionID)
    Console.WriteLine("Currency: " & o.Currency)
    Console.WriteLine("Duration: " & o.Duration)
    Console.WriteLine("DurationType: " & o.DurationType)
    Console.WriteLine("Quantity: " & o.Quantity)
    Console.WriteLine("QuantityType: " & o.QuantityType)
    Console.WriteLine("Text: " & o.Text)
    Console.WriteLine("Entered: " & o.Entered)

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