Java API – reqSmartComponents

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Java developers using IBKR API can utilize the function reqSmartComponents to retrieve and aggregate multiple quotes from different exchanges.

Here is an example from our GitHub guide:

public void smartComponents(int reqId, Map> theMap) {
System.out.println(“smart components req id:” + reqId);

for (Map.Entry> item : theMap.entrySet()) {
System.out.println(“bit number: ” + item.getKey() +
“, exchange: ” + item.getValue().getKey() + “, exchange letter: ” + item.getValue().getValue());

Another important exchange component function is tickReqParams. The contracts in our Reference database are assigned different exchange maps. These maps contain the set of exchanges on which they trade. Consequently, invoking the function tickReqParams assists quants in requesting and receiving these parameters.

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