Caplin-supplied blades

Caplin supplies a number of ready-made Platform Blades that you can use in your Caplin Platform deployment to save time and effort.

Caplin Blades

Blade name Blade Type Description

Alerts

Transformer Service

A Caplin Transformer blade that enables a client application to set alerts. An alert notifies the application’s end-user, or performs particular actions, when data values meet particular conditions.

Charts

Transformer Service

A Caplin Transformer blade that provides intraday data points to Caplin Trader’s Chart API module.

NovoAdapter Suite

Adapter

See NovoAdapter suite below.

Permissioning

Liberator Service

Enables Caplin Liberator to handle permissioning data received from a Permissioning Adapter. See User authentication and permissioning in the Liberator Overview.

Refiner

Transformer Service

A Caplin Transformer blade that enables a client application to apply filters to the data it receives from Transformer. Performance is optimised so that no bandwidth is used by data excluded by the filters. For more information, see Refiner.

Static Containers

Transformer Service

A Caplin Transformer blade that enables a client application to define a container for publication, the contents of which are specified in a file on a disk.

TREP Adapter

Adapter

Enables the Caplin Platform to obtain real-time Thomson Reuters Elektron feeds.

TS1 Charts Decoder

Transformer Service

A Caplin Transformer blade that transforms Reuters charting data in TS1 data format to the Caplin charting data standard. This allows the data to be integrated into Caplin Trader applications.

Watch List

Transformer Service

A Caplin Transformer blade that enables users of client applications to create their own bespoke instrument lists.

NovoAdapter Suite

The NovoAdapter Suite is a set Adapter blades, with source code, packaged with the FX Integration API. The adapters are provided as template code for developers to get up-to-speed quickly with the FX Integration API.

The suite comprises:

  • NovoRatesAdapter: Supplies streaming executable FX rates for use in quick-trade tiles.

  • NovoTradingAdapter: Handles trading in the two most common trade types: ESP and RFS.

  • NovoOrderAdapter: Supports single orders and multi-order strategies.

  • NovoCalendarAdapter: Supplies tenor dates (also called value dates) and valid settlement dates.

  • NovoPermissioningAdapter: Supplies permissioning data to Caplin’s Permissioning Service, a Liberator auth module distributed separately to Liberator.

For more about the NovoAdapter suite, see Using the FX Integration API.


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