Developer Integration

API Documentation

We have a set of XML and JSON datafeeds available to query pricing information from your own application, killboard, or website.

Support is provided by our Google Group: http://groups.google.com/group/eve-central or via Twitter.

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API Endpoints

marketstat

Marketstat is amongst the oldest endpoints available, and has changed little since 2006. It provides a summary of the market via various statistics, for a given list of types, regions and systems.

Data is provided as a series of parameters:

ParameterUsageRequiredMore than once
hours Statistics for market orders with a reported time up to X hours hold. Defaults to 24. False True
typeid The type ID of the item you are requesting. I.e., 34 for Tritanium. Can be specified more than once. Can be specified in a comma separated list. True True
minQ The minimum quantity in an order to consider it for the statistics. Defaults to a heuristic scaled per type ID. False False
regionlimit Restrict statistics to a region. Can be specified more than once. False True
usesystem Restrict statistics to a system. False False
quicklook

Quicklook is amongst the oldest endpoints available, and has changed little since 2006. It provides a list of market orders based on various filters. Annoyingly, many options differ in spelling from marketstat.

Data is provided as a series of parameters:

ParameterUsageRequiredMore than once
sethours Market orders with a reported time up to X hours old. Defaults to 24. False True
typeid The type ID of the item you are requesting. I.e., 34 for Tritanium. True False
setminQ The minimum quantity in an order to return. Defaults to 1. False False
regionlimit Restrict statistics to a region. Can be specified more than once. False True
usesystem Restrict statistics to a system. False False
quicklook/onpath

A much newer API which will report orders for a given type along EVE gate-to-gate path between systems.

Data is provided as a series of parameters:

ParameterUsageRequiredMore than once
sethours Market orders with a reported time up to X hours old. Defaults to 360. False True
setminQ The minimum quantity in an order to return. Defaults to 1. False False

The following position parameters are used:

Parameter Description
XXX The name or solarsystem ID where to start the path
YYY The name or solarsystem ID where to end the path
ZZZ The numeric type ID for which to show (i.e., 34 for Tritanium)
history

Return EVE-Central's internal view of history for this market, generated based on known orders every hour.

Data is provided as a series of positional arguments

Parameter Description
TYPE The numeric type ID (i.e., 34 for Tritanium)
SCOPE One of: region, system
LOCALE The name or numerical ID of the system or region.
BID[0|1] Buy or sell orders
route

Return a path between two locales.

Data is provided as a series of positional arguments

Parameter Description
XXX System name, or ID, of the origin
YYY System name, or ID, of the destination
evemon

Return reference mineral prices for the calculator in EVEMon.

CSV Dumps

These CSV files contain all of our user provided uploads dating back to 1/15/2006. This is every market log that was uploaded appended end to end (though sorting is not guaranteed).

Due to the age of this data, there are some caveats:

The dump files are available here: http://eve-central.com/dumps/. TAR file archives are provided for years as a download convenience.