Making your First API Call

In this guide we’re going to show you how to make your first API call, breaking it down step by step. This will open the door to using all of the CloudQuote APIs

The guides uses NodeJS, but you can use the language and client library of your choice - the concepts are similar.

Overview of the process

You can access CloudQuote APIs by obtaining the required authentication credentials, and making an API call from the programming language of your choice. Most APIs support JSON format, in addition to XML, CSV, and more.

There are three main steps to get going:

  • Request a developer token.
  • Create your application
  • Make Requests