etrade0.1.3 • Public • Published
A Node.js module for the E*TRADE web services API.
All you need to get started with this module is your E*TRADE-supplied consumer key and consumer secret
var etrade = ;var configuration =useSandbox : true|false // true if not providedkey : 'your_key'secret : 'your_secret'var et = configuration;
You now have an etrade client. Before you can do anything useful, you will need to authenticate yourself with the E*TRADE system, and a user will have to authorize your service to access his/her account data.
Authorization is a painful four step process. In general it looks like this:
- Your user logs into your site and you ask E*TRADE to generate a "request token"
- You redirect your user to E*TRADE's authorization site, where they log in and authorize your application.
- They are provided with a "verification code" (for example: H92GX) that they must copy and paste back into your site.
- You provide the verification code back to E*TRADE, and get an "access token" which permits all broader activity.
It looks like this in code:
The user should come back to you with their verification code, through some "out-of-band" process (you can, apparently work with E*TRADE to have them redirect your user back to your site if your service is public facing).
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