Quickly Build Powerful Currency Exchange Rate Solutions For The Web, Mobile, And Desktop

ExchangeRatesAPI.io is a powerful currency exchange rate API solution from apilayer. With over 15 exchange rate data sources, the Exchange rates API is delivering exchanging rates data for more than 170 world currencies. This API has several endpoints, where each of them serves a different purpose, use case. The endpoints include functionalities like receiving the latest exchange rates information for a specific set, or for all currencies; conversion from one to another currency; receiving data Time-series for multiple or for one currency, and preserving the API daily for the fluctuation data.

ExchangeRatesAPI.io is easy to use and has full documentation available with samples in PHP and Javascript. Endpoints include:

How can I convert currencies in Javascript?

Additionally, there are sample clients built for ExchangeRatesAPI.io for deployment on desktop platforms such as Windows, macOS, Linux; mobile platforms such as Android and iOS; and on the web via Javascript and progressive web apps.

Desktop And Mobile

There is a sample desktop and mobile client built in Delphi and a second one built in C++ Builder. The Delphi client deploys to Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS while the C++ client deploys to Windows 10 and iOS. Delphi and C++ Builder are available from Embarcadero which is a sister company of apilayer.


There is a Sencha Ext JS client available which is built in Javascript and can be deployed to the web and everywhere else that HTML and Javascript is supported including via Electron. Ext JS is available from Sencha which is a sister company of apilayer.

Progressive Web App

Finally, there is a Visual LANSA sample solution which can be deployed as a progressive web app and additional deployment targets. Visual LANSA is available from LANSA which is a sister company of apilayer.

Each of the solutions mentioned above has a full tutorial of how to build a client for ExchangeRatesAPI.io in that tool and language.

How can I utilize exchange rate conversion on Windows and mobile devices?

Currency exchange rates is an interesting financial dataset similar to stock quotes and cryptocurrency datasets. For building solutions like software or a POS system for a currency exchange business it is a necessary dataset and there are APIs online that give you easy access to this data. One API that is available is from ExchangeRatesAPI.io which is owned by apilayer (a sister company of Embarcadero). The API is easy to use and it is even easier to build cross-platform currency exchange rate solutions with RAD Studio and Delphi for Windows, Android, iOS, macOS, and Linux with a single codebase and single UI. Read full article…


Is there a currency converter REST API for Javascript?

With the world turning into a global village for free trade, it has become vital for individuals to have avenues for converting currencies. Currencies like the United States Dollar, the Euro, and the British Pound are widely used around the world for international transactions. So, individuals and businesses keep a close eye on the exchange rates.

As a developer, you can help people access exchange rates by creating a currency converter application with Sencha Ext JS and Exchange Rates API. In this post, you will find all the details. Read full article…


How can I use C++ to convert currencies and get exchange rates?

Do you want to add live exchange rates features to your applications? You can easily get exchange rates in our C++ Builder and Delphi applications by using ExchangeRates API from the exchangeratesapi.io that is free for 1000 requests monthly. It is very easy to set up and get data in JSON format, which means we can easily use the REST framework to connect this data. Read full article…


How easy is it to create a currency exchange progressive web app?

With the rise in demand for cryptocurrency in today’s market, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Dogecoin (Doge), Binance (BNB), Ripple (XRP), Tether (USDT), and many more, crypto exchanges have become popular.

It is easy to build an Exchange Rate app using Visual LANSA via a Progressive Web App and a REST API from apilayer (a sister company of LANSA).


As you can see there are many solutions available for building currency exchange applications using our REST API which can reach almost any platform. Artificially intelligence, business process automation, and data visualization are all great applications for integration with REST APIs like this. Take advantage of the free tier on ExchangeRatesAPI.io and then upgrade if you need more features. We can’t wait to see what you build with our REST API!

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