DEMO TOOLS


Demonstration tools are available for both the Betting and Accounts API.  The tools can be used by developers for quick experimentation and interact directly with the live API via a simple user interface.

 

Just Getting Started?  

  • Create your Application Key using the Accounts API Demo tool using the createDeveloperAppKeys operation.

Already Created an Application Key? 

  • Request this using getDeveloperAppKeys using the Accounts API demo tool

HINTS & TIPS


  1. 1Build sample requests and interact with the API directly.
  2. 3Requests and responses are output to the JavaScript debug console viewable via the shortcut Ctrl+Shift+J in most browsers. 

  3. 5Use “Full Screen” mode to open the tools in a new browser window for easy viewing.
  4. 2Experiment with the parameters for your API queries.

  5. 4Login to www.betfair.com and refresh the page to automatically input the Session Token field.
  6. 6Already created an App Key? Request this using getDeveloperAppKeys using the Accounts API demo tool

Please note: All Exchange API and / or data usage in any commercial context must be approved by Betfair.

  • One 'live' App Key and one 'delayed' App Key. A delayed App Key is displayed as 'Version 1.0-DELAY' via createDeveloperAppKeys/getDeveloperAppKeys

    • Upon creation, the live Application Key will be inactive. 

    • To apply for a Live Application key please click here and select Exchange API > For My Personal Betting and complete the application form at the bottom of the page. A one-off activation fee of £299 applies; this is debited directly from your Betfair account once access is approved
    • The Delayed App Key should be use for development purposes and any functional testing and provides delayed Betfair price data. The delay is variable between 1-60 seconds.

    • The Delayed App Key must also be used in simulation/practice applications where the facility to bet into live Betfair markets is not available.
    • The delayed App Key does not return traded volume data 'totalMatched' via listMarketBook.
  • The live key is made available only for the purpose of betting on the Exchange.
  • The delayed App Key must be used for development and any functional testing. Historical Data is additionally made available for testing and analysis purposes. Please see the App Directory for further information on these services.
  • The delayed App Key must also be used in simulation/practice applications where the facility to bet into live Betfair markets is not available.

Un-authorised usage will be identified & blocked.

Accounts API DEMO TOOL


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Just Getting Started? Use the Accounts API Demo Tool to create an App Key using createDeveloperAppKeys